The fight against childhood obesity seems to be gaining ground as soda consumption has been seen to decline among children and adolescents. However, researchers found that the consumption of sports drinks, especially among boys has increased and may be responsible for the continuing prevalence of the disease. Researchers led by Alison Field, MD, associate professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, tracked down about 11,000 children of the Nurses’ Health Study II participants. The study, which began in 2004, followed the adolescents who were aged 9-15 years and evaluated their diet and weight changes every 2 years. The […]Continue reading Sports Drinks, Another Sugary Beverage Linked to Weight Gain
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