Coca-Cola May Be Interfering With Nutrition

Nutrition is an evolving science. While food and nutrition have been studied for centuries, modern nutrition science is relatively new

Which, in part, is why there's always a new emerging study on the connection between diet and disease. 

A new study pinpoints an alarming discovery between the food industry and its role in nutrition science—and popular soda company Coca-Cola is one of the guilty brands.

New research detailed in the journal PLOS ONE found that 13.4% of 1,461 studies published in the top 10 nutrition journals in 2018 had food industry involvement. 

This presents a conflict of interest, as these types of studies tend to produce results in favor of that food business, which could potentially mislead you, the consumer.

Nearly 25% of all papers analyzed in the journal Reviews— Published by an institute founded by leading food companies including Coca-Cola, Nestlé, Mars, and PepsiCo—declared business interests.

Coca-Cola has been accused of controlling study data and results for research it funded, as Springer Nature pointed out in its case study of commercial research funding

"While it is beyond the scope of our study to review all Coca-Cola funded research, we note that concerns have been raised elsewhere about the completeness of COIs

"Transparency List" of researchers who it funded from 2010 to 2017. However, a feature in the British Medical Journal suggested the list was incomplete and highlighted how Coca-Cola 

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