DIET SODA LINKED TO GREATER OBESITY IN SENIORS

DIET SODA LINKED TO GREATER OBESITY IN SENIORS

In older adult patients, an increase in diet soda intake is tied to greater abdominal obesity, results of a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society suggest. In a striking dose-response relationship, increasing diet soda use was associated with escalating abdominal obesity, a potential cause for Cardio-metabolic risk in this aging population, For diet soda users, the mean waist circumference was increased almost triple that of nonusers. ( The Clinical Advisor March 2015)

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