Sugary drinks and cancer risk: more to diet than just sugarBMJ 2019; 366 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l5095 (Published 12 August 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l5095
- David Benton, professor,
- Hayley A Young, associate professor
- Swansea University, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
Chazelas and colleagues report that sugar intake, including fruit juice, is associated with a higher incidence of cancer.1 A fundamental question is whether examining a single nutritional villain in isolation is meaningful, rather than acknowledging the need for a wide ranging, varied, and balanced diet?
Fruit juice is a valuable source of bioactive molecules with health …