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Australia: Soft drinks linked to childhood obesity

The weight of evidence suggests that soft drinks are a major issue in childhood and adolescent obesity

Australian researchers reviewed the evidence linking soft drink consumption to obesity. They concluded that:

The evidence linking soft-drink consumption to weight gain and obesity, while not complete, is consistent and strong enough to support action.

Read the article: Medical Journal of Australia, 184 (6), 2006: 263-264.

Published on March 10, 2006 in Australian news