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Sugary Drinks Increase Risk of Developing Diabetes

Amazingly two researchers discovered that for each additional 12-oz serving of sugar-sweetened beverage per day the risk of developing diabetes increased 25%.

Researchers Malik and Hu collected 11 large studies of people who had diabetes or metabolic syndrome. They then analyzed the results based on whether these folks reported drinking no sugar-sweetened drinks or drinking more than one or two per day.

How many people do you see swigging on 32 ounce sodas every day? No wonder diabetes is so rampant!

That makes drinking sugar-sweetened beverages equivalent to smoking which increases the risk of developing diabetes 30-40%.

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