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Featured article: Sugar-sweetened drinks negatively impact metabolism

The present study used a metabolic chamber to measure the effects of consuming sugar-sweetened drinks with a meal. Sugar-sweetened drinks decreased energy expenditure and fat oxidation even when consumed with a high protein meal.

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BMC Nutrition is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of nutritional sciences, including public health nutrition and global interventions, nutritional epidemiology, the biological underpinnings of nutrition in the body, clinical nutrition, health and nutrition throughout the lifecourse, and dietary supplementation for improvement in health and performance. The journal also welcomes papers on developments in nutritional research tools and novel technologies.


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Maria Lorella Gianni, Section Editor

Dr. Maria Lorella Gianni earned her Medical Degree in 1993

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