What the beverage industry doesn’t want you to know about sugary drinks and cancer:

Rates of liver cancer are rising and are linked to Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), diseases which are fueled by drinking sugary drinks.(1)

Drinking sugary drinks may be a risk factor for type I endometrial cancer regardless of other lifestyle factors.(2)

Drinking sugary drinks may lead to pancreatic cancer.(3)

Youth lead the conversation

The Bigger Picture Campaign is a collaboration between Youth Speaks Inc. and the University of California, San Francisco's Center for Vulnerable Populations designed to combat the rising epidemic of type 2 diabetes by empowering youth to change the conversation about the disease, and work to change the social and environmental factors that have led to its spread. Watch this video now to see The Bigger Picture in action.


  1. Michelotti, G. A., Machado, M. V., & Diehl, A. M. (2013). NAFLD, NASH and liver cancer. Nature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 10(11), 656-665.  http://sugarscience.org/the-toxic-truth/#.VGo6-74RLdl
  2. Journal of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. http://cebp.aacrjournals.org/content/early/2013/11/13/1055-9965.EPI-13-0636.full.pdf+html
  3. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev; 19(2); 447–55. http://cebp.aacrjournals.org/content/19/2/447.abstract