Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Intake Linked to Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer Risk

Am J Nurs. 2021 Oct 1;121(10):52. doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000794268.40128.c1.


According to this study: Among women, a higher intake of sugar-sweetened beverages in adulthood and adolescence is associated with a substantially higher risk of early-onset colorectal cancer.Reducing the intake of sugar-sweetened beverages in this population may reduce the incidence of early-onset colorectal cancer.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Age of Onset*
  • Colorectal Neoplasms / diagnosis*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Sex Factors
  • Sugar-Sweetened Beverages / adverse effects*
  • Sugar-Sweetened Beverages / statistics & numerical data