Nutr Rev 2021 Apr 14. Epub 2021 Apr 14.
N. Neelakantan, S.H. Park, G.-C. Chen, and R.M van Dam are with the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore and National University Health System, Singapore. G.-C. Chen is with the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, New York, USA. R.M van Dam is with the Department of Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Context: The prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) is increasing in Asia and several countries are adopting preventive policies to reduce consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs). However, evidence on the relation between SSB consumption and cardiometabolic health in Asian populations has not been summarized.
Objective: In this systematic review, the associations between consumption of SSBs and cardiometabolic outcomes, including obesity, T2DM, and CVD, are examined in Asian populations. Read More