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Soda's Last Straw? Corn Syrup May Fuel the Growth of Cancerous Tumors, Research Finds

27 days ago   |   By Fortune

Drinking an excessive amount of soda that contains the sweetener high-fructose corn syrup is associated with colorectal cancer and obesity. And according to a study published in the journal Science on Friday, corn syrup may make bowel cancer tumors grow more rapidly.
The study authors found that mice genetically engineered to develop tumors grew larger, more substantial tumors when given the equivalent of one can of HFCS-sweetened soda a day. As the mice were already bred to grow tumors, researchers were not able to determine whether the mice grew additional tumors as the result of...
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