Sugary Drinks Linked to Gout

ATLANTA — Here in the home of Coca-Cola, researchers reported that consumption of fructose-sweetened sodas was significantly associated with newly diagnosed gout in the Nurses' Health Study. Participants in the 22-year study who reported drinking one sugary soda per day were 74 percent more likely than those who said they drank less than one per month to develop incident gout – an inflammatory condition caused by elevated levels of uric acid in the blood that deposits in the joints – according...Full Story
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