Rates of colon cancer in people under 50 have also been edging up in recent years. The results revealed the following:Women who consumed two or more sugary drinks per day were more than twice as likely to be diagnosed with early-onset colon cancer—defined as colon cancer that develops before age 50—than those who consumed one or fewer sugary drinks per week. Each alternative beverage consumed daily in adulthood was associated with a 17% to 36% lower likelihood of being diagnosed with early-onset colon cancer. Sugary drinks may contribute to colon cancer by increasing the risk for developing type 2 diabetes as well as overweight and obesity, both of which are risk factors for several types of cancer, including colon cancer. The researchers also hypothesize that the corn syrup in sugary drinks may promote abnormal cell division, giving rise to tumors.
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