Cancer Prevention in Your Cup

You hear a lot from AICR about how to eat for cancer prevention and overall health, but what you drink – from a plain cup of coffee to a sugary soda – also has a profound effect on your cancer risk. Here’s what you can do to make sure what’s in your mug, cup, glass and thermos all boost a healthy, cancer-preventive lifestyle.

Swap your sugary beverages

Research from AICR shows that sugary sodas and other drinks link to weight gain, overweight and obesity, a disease linked to increasing risk of 11 cancers. Studies suggest that when you drink sugary beverages, they don’t satisfy your hunger, so you end up taking in more calories than you need which leads to weight gain.

One can of sugary soda has about 140 calories and that can…  Read More »


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