Drinking too much fruit juice or any sugary drink maybe linked to premature death risk

Many sugar-sweetened beverages have little to no nutritional value and plenty of calories, and their harmful health effects have already been well-documented. Now, a report links drinking a lot of sweet drinks — and also all natural fruit drinks — to an increased risk of early death.

Specifically, drinking a lot of fruit juice can lead to an increased risk of premature death ranging from 9% to 42%, in accordance with the study, published Friday within the journal JAMA Network Open.

Overall, the sugars found in orange juice, although naturally occurring, are pretty much like the sugars added to soda and other sweetened beverages, the analysis suggests


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