Sugary drink consumption and risk of cancer

A French prospective cohort study, called NutriNet-Sante, was used to investigate the associations between the consumption of sugary drinks (such as sugar sweetened beverages and 100% fruit juices) and the risk of cancer.

16/07/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

Association of Sugary Beverage Consumption with Mortality Risk in US Adults

Research carried out by researchers in the US assessed the association of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) and 100% fruit juices, alone and in combinations (sugary beverages), with mortality.

28/05/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

Sugar sweetened drinks tax comes into effect in the Republic of Ireland

Today, 01 May 2018, the sugar sweetened drinks tax came into effect in the Republic of Ireland. The tax is one of a number of measures being implemented under ‘‘A Healthy Weight for Ireland – Obesity Policy and Action Plan 2016-2025’’ to reduce levels of obesity.

01/05/2018   by Anne Parle  

Sugar-sweetened drinks tax in the Republic of Ireland

The Department of Finance have provided an update on the introduction of a sugar-sweetened drinks tax in the Republic of Ireland. The tax was due to begin on 6 April but will now commence on the 1 May 2018.

10/04/2018   by Anne Parle  

Sugary drinks and weight gain

A systematic review paper has provided further evidence that sugary drinks consumption is associated with obesity in children and adults. 

11/01/2018   by Anne Parle  

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