Yet another reason to keep sugar-sweetened drinks away from kids

NCPA May 7, 2021

As if obesity, diabetes, and cavities weren’t reason enough, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis now say that female adolescents and young adults who heavily consume sugar-sweetened drinks have a higher risk of developing early-onset colorectal cancer. Doctors are seeing an increase in colorectal cancer before age 50, and this could be one of the reasons.