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Health Canada moves to restrict alcohol content in single-serve sugary drinks

MONTREAL — Health Canada is moving to restrict sugary high-alcohol drinks like the one reportedly consumed by a Quebec teen who died last winter. The federal agency said the single-serve products are creating a public health risk, especially for youth. It is proposing the beverages no longer contain the equivalent of four servings of alcohol… Read More »

Sweetened drinks pose greater diabetes risk than other sugary foods

Sweetened drinks pose a greater risk of type 2 diabetes than most other foods containing fructose, a naturally occurring sugar, finds an evidence review published by The BMJ yesterday. The findings suggest that fruit and other foods containing fructose seem to have no harmful effect on blood glucose levels, while sweetened drinks and some other foods that… Read More »