You'd think that some things are beyond dispute, that some issues are so obvious that proof and studies are hardly necessary.
When two thirds of the population is overweight or obese and much of this population is consuming 250-300 calories a day in sugary drinks -- calories that are nutritionally naked -- it's clear that these sugary drinks should be the first thing to go in order to reduce obesity. It's elementary.
Cutting sugary drinks is one of the first pieces of nutrition and weight-loss advice one gets from lay people as well as experts because it just makes sense.
It's obvious, but it's also scientifically proven: studies have been amassing in support of what we already intuitively know.
Proving the obvious
Large population studies have clearly linked sugary drink with obesity. Even more worrisome are the studies linking sugary beverages to type 2 diabetes,hypertension and heart disease. And then there are the studies that show thatliquid caloriesRead More »from Three New Studies Add to the Case Against Sugary Drinks