Sugar-Sweetened and Artificially Sweetened Beverages in Relation to Stroke and Dementia: Are Soft Drinks Hard on the Brain?

@article{Wersching2017SugarSweetenedAA,
  title={Sugar-Sweetened and Artificially Sweetened Beverages in Relation to Stroke and Dementia: Are Soft Drinks Hard on the Brain?},
  author={Heike Wersching and Hannah Gardener and Ralph L. Sacco},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2017},
  volume={48 5},
  pages={1129-1131}
}
See related article, p 1139. Although the consumption of sodas has been decreasing in most Western countries during the past 2 decades, sugarsweetened beverages (SSBs) are the leading sources of added sugars in the US diet and are increasing on a global level. As measured by the recommendation of the 2015 World Health Organization Guideline on the intake of free sugars, a single can of sugar-sweetened soda contains about the upper limit of the recommended 25 to 50 g per day. Moreover, the… CONTINUE READING
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