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Energy drinks boost brain

Research shows that sugary drinks can significantly boost performance in endurance events, and so can a tasteless carbohydrate – and they do so in unexpected ways.

Cut sugary drinks to lose weight

Research shows that cutting back on sugar-laden drinks is associated with weight loss and seems to have a bigger impact on weight than cutting back on solid foods.

Hot tea ups throat cancer risk

People who drink their tea piping hot run a higher risk of throat cancer than counterparts who prefer a cooler cuppa, according research.

Drink milk and live longer

Shunned by many as a source of artery-clogging cholesterol, calcium-rich dairy products consumed in childhood may in some cases add years to one's life, reported a study.

Diet drinks up diabetes risk

A study has found that although it's often people with weight issues who are likely to opt for diet drinks, this may actively be working against them.

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