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Sugary Drinks Linked To Cancer Risk In Women, University of Minnesota Study


11/25/2013 6:51:47 AM

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A new study out in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention reports that the more sugar-sweetened beverages a woman drinks, the greater her risk for endometrial cancer. This form of uterine cancer has long been linked to overweight and obesity, which can increase the body’s levels of insulin and estrogen. In fact, the new study, though not terribly surprising, showed that sugar consumption itself was linked to estrogen-dependent type I endometrial cancer, but not the less common estrogen-independent type II form.

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