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Sugar sweetened beverages and weight gain over 4 years in a Thai national cohort – a prospective analysis

Lim, Lynette; Banwell, Cathy; Bain, Christopher; Banks, Emily; Kelly, Matthew; Yiengprugsawan, Vasoontara; Seubsman, Sam-ang; Sleigh, Adrian


INTRODUCTION Sugar sweetened beverages (SSBs) are implicated in the rising prevalence of obesity and diet-related chronic diseases worldwide. However, little is known about their contribution to weight gain in Asian populations. This study aimed to investigate weight change associated with SSB consumption between 2005 and 2009 in a large national cohort of Thai university students. METHODS Questionnaire data were collected from a large Thai cohort (the Thai Health-Risk Transition: a National...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-05-07
Type: Journal article
Source: PLoS ONE
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0095309


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