Systematic review of ‘nutritively sweetened beverage’ consumption and an association with bodyweight struggles to find conclusive evidence.

Title: Systematic review of “nutritively sweetened beverage” consumption and an association with bodyweight struggles to find conclusive evidence.

Source: EUFIC.

Follow this link for fulltext.

Date of publication: 7th July, 2011.

Publication type: News item.

In a nutshell: This article provides a synopsis of a recently published review of RCTs and evidence-based reviews relating to the effects of consuming nutritively sweetened beverages (NSBs) upon changes in body weight and adiposity.  This review found that currently there is not enough evidence to demonstrate conclusively that NSB consumption has uniquely contributed to obesity or that reducing NSB consumption will reduce BMI levels.

Length of publication: 1 page.

Some important notes: Follow this link for the abstract of the original review paper.  Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS Library.

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