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Sugar in fruit juice may raise risk of cancer, study finds

Discussion in 'Food, Nutrition and Recipes' started by johnrubinstein, Jul 11, 2019.

  1. johnrubinstein

    johnrubinstein Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Muneeb Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    The guardian: Today something causes cancer, tomorrow its a cure.

    First sentence says: "Drinking large amounts of fruit juice may raise your risk of cancer, according to a big study which has found a link between the regular consumption of all kinds of sugary drinks and the likelihood of developing the disease."

    The link between sugar and cancer has always been there, obviously consuming large amounts or excessive amounts of anything is not good for you. People generally know the risks, but choose to ignore them based on their preference and perception of the risk.
     
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    The Sun has gone one further stating that half a can of fizzy drink a day will cause cancer if it contains sugar. Diet ones are ok.
     
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    I like an occasional Bloody Mary.I'll take that risk vrs mental health trade-off. :)
     
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    nomoredonuts Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Well that was a week ago. I wonder if fruit juice is now back on the healthy list again.
     
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    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Guru

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    As long as the diet ones don't contain aspartame. On the whole I would prefer the sugar to that nasty stuff.
     
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    There’s no evidence that aspartame causes cancer.
     
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    According to my college professor back in 1987, it is, however, a neurotoxin, but that said it shouldn't pass the blood brain barrier so should be perfectly safe. He wouldn't touch the stuff :)
     
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