A Single Soda Daily Increases Risk Of Diabetes

According to a new study, individuals who consume 12 fluid ounces of soda a day may increase their risk of developing diabetes by 22% or more. The study involved 350,000 people reporting how many sugary and artificially sweetened drinks they consumed daily. The results showed that 12 fluid ounces each day, which is equivalent to one can of soda, could increase the risk of diabetes by 22%. Soda contains high levels of sugar and has been linked to higher obesity rates and type 2 diabetes. A statistics expert from the University College London, Patrick Wolfe said, The bottom line is that sugary soft drinks are not good for you – they have no nutritional value and there is evidence that drinking them every day can increase your relative risk for type 2 diabetes.” More here

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