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sugary

[′shu̇g·ə·rē]
(petrology)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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While the sugar levy has targeted consumption of sugary drinks, high sugar snacks including biscuits and cakes make up more free sugar and energy intake.
Researchers from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the University of Cambridge predicted a 20% increase in the cost of sugary snacks would reduce annual average energy intake by around 8,900 calories, leading to an average weight loss of 1.3kg.
Worryingly, four to 10-year-olds are drinking the equivalent of almost half a bathtub full of sugary drinks each year.
The decision by UAE therefore to levy a tax of 50 per cent on sugary products -- any product with added sugar or other sweeteners, whether in form of a liquid, concentrate, powders, extracts or any product that may be converted into a drink -- is laudable.
But they said their findings showed an association and could not prove that sugary drinks definitely caused cancer.
Chazelas and team examined the links between the intake of sugary drinks and various forms of cancer in 101,257 French adults aged 42 years, on average.
A study published by The BMJ today reports a possible association between higher consumption of sugary drinks and and an increased risk of cancer.
DRINKING sugary drinks including fruit juice could increase your risk of getting cancer, research indicates.
LONDON, July 10 (Reuters) -- People who drink a lot of sugary drinks have a higher risk of developing cancer, although the evidence cannot establish a direct causal link, researchers said on Thursday.
LESS than a can of sugary drink per day is enough to increase your risk of all cancers by 18 per cent, a major study has found.
The study focused on the link between sugary drinks and this chronic illness.
Consumption of sugary drinks such as soda and fruit juice is linked to a higher risk of developing certain kinds of cancer, researchers reported on Thursday.