It was little over a month ago when the headlines blared, sugary soda kills 184,000 worldwide. Now, a new analysis of that claim from reveals the numerous statistical and epidemiological fallacies underlying that claim, rendering it wholly unbelievable, likely the work of ideologues, not scientists.
Sugary beverages (sodas, sports drinks, fruit drinks) have been targets of nutritional do-gooders for years.
Sweetened beverages such as sports drinks, sodas, and fruit drinks (excluding 100 percent fruit juice) have been blamed (unfairly, ACSH believes) for the obesity rife among adults and adolescents.