Soft drinks have previously been linked with weight gain and obesity – a well-known trigger for type 2 diabetes – but researchers say the effect goes beyond body weight and may be caused by an increase in insulin resistance.
Other research has shown that sugary drinks can damage the liver and kidneys and are linked to the risk of developing cancer or dementia.
There are growing concerns that fizzy drinks and sweet juices could be more dangerous for health than previously thought.
Professor Barry Popkin of the University of North Carolina told the Sunday Times: ‘If there is any item in our food supply that acts like tobacco, it is sugared drinks.’
Here is an article how sugar drinks should carry a label warning the possiblity of getting diabetes if your drink more than one a day. I think its a great idea.
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