Nutritional Pearl

Sugar-Sweetened Sodas May Contribute to Colon Cancer

Timothy S. Harlan, MD
  • Your patient is a 38-year-old man who consumes primarily sugar-sweetened drinks with his meals. Along with weight gain, he is concerned about other problems these drinks may cause and asks what are the better options to drink.

    How do you advise your patient?

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