How beverages play a role in the epidemic of obesity? – (04-08-04)

Consumption of high-fructose corn syrup in beverages may play a role in the epidemic of obesity

The first line in this abstract says “Obesity is a major epidemic, but its causes are still unclear.” Huh?? Unclear? How about an increase in processed, high refined carb, high trans/sat fat foods? Sometimes researchers can be so disconnected from reality as to make the results of their studies pointless. Do you think any high school student out there doesn’t think increased consumption of soda pop can make you overweight?

AJCN — Abstracts: Bray et al. 79 (4): 537 –

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.