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Frequent Consumption of Sugar- and Artificially Sweetened Beverages and Natural and Bottled Fruit Juices Is Associated with an Increased Risk of Metabolic Syndrome in a Mediterranean Population at…

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Nutrition, June 2016
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Title
Frequent Consumption of Sugar- and Artificially Sweetened Beverages and Natural and Bottled Fruit Juices Is Associated with an Increased Risk of Metabolic Syndrome in a Mediterranean Population at High Cardiovascular Disease Risk
Published in
Journal of Nutrition, June 2016
DOI 10.3945/jn.116.230367
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Cíntia Ferreira-Pêgo, Nancy Babio, Maira Bes-Rastrollo, Dolores Corella, Ramon Estruch, Emilio Ros, Montserrat Fitó, Lluís Serra-Majem, Fernando Arós, Miguel Fiol, José Manuel Santos-Lozano, Carlos Muñoz-Bravo, Xavier Pintó, Miguel Ruiz-Canela, Jordi Salas-Salvadó

Abstract

The relation between the consumption of sweetened beverages and metabolic syndrome (MetS) is controversial. This analysis evaluated the associations between intakes of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), artificially sweetened beverages, and natural and bottled fruit juices and the incidence of MetS in elderly individuals at high risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and without MetS at baseline. We prospectively examined 1868 participants free of MetS at baseline from the PREDIMED (PREvención con DIeta MEDiterránea) study. MetS was defined by using the updated harmonized criteria of the International Diabetes Federation, the American Heart Association, and National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Energy and nutrient intakes were evaluated at baseline and then yearly by using a validated 137-item food-frequency questionnaire. Multivariable-adjusted HRs for MetS and its components were estimated from mean intakes during follow-up. We compared the 2 highest consumption categories (1-5 and >5 servings/wk) with the lowest category (<1 serving/wk). A total of 930 incident cases of MetS were documented during a median follow-up of 3.24 y. When we compared consumption of >5 servings/wk with consumption of <1 serving/wk, multivariable HRs (95% CIs) for MetS incidence were 1.43 (1.00, 2.15), 1.74 (1.26, 2.41), 1.30 (1.00, 1.69), and 1.14 (1.04, 1.65) for SSBs, artificially sweetened beverages, natural fruit juices, and bottled fruit juices, respectively. The occasional consumption of SSBs and artificially sweetened beverages (1-5 servings/wk) was not associated with the incidence of MetS in middle-aged and elderly individuals at high risk of CVD. The consumption of >5 servings/wk of all of the types of beverages analyzed was associated with an increased risk of MetS and some of its components. However, for SSBs and bottled fruit juices these associations must be interpreted with caution because of the low frequency of consumption in this population. This trial was registered at clinicaltrials.gov as ISRCTN35739639.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 2 3%
New Zealand 1 1%
Unknown 76 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 12 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 11 14%
Student > Bachelor 11 14%
Unspecified 10 13%
Researcher 10 13%
Other 25 32%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Unspecified 18 23%
Medicine and Dentistry 16 20%
Nursing and Health Professions 15 19%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 8 10%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 7 9%
Other 15 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 78. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 03 November 2018.
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#224,676
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