Marquita Adams, consumer, Alexandria VA.
Chris Brown, consumer, Aurora OH.
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The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition: “Replacing caloric beverages with water or diet beverages for weight loss in adults: main results of the Choose Healthy Options Consciously Everyday (CHOICE) randomized clinical trial.”
Physiology & Behavior: “Metabolic effects of non-nutritive sweeteners.”
Diabetes Care: “Changes in Consumption of Sugary Beverages and Artificially Sweetened Beverages and Subsequent Risk of Type 2 Diabetes: Results From Three Large Prospective U.S. Cohorts of Women and Men.”
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Circulation: “Long-Term Consumption of Sugar-Sweetened and Artificially Sweetened Beverages and Risk of Mortality in US Adults.”
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