What’s So Harmful About Sodas & Sugary Drinks?

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Sodas and sugar-loaded drinks are an unfortunate staple in the American diet. Over the past 30 years, our consumption of sugary beverages has gone from having a “pop” as occasional treat, to making sugar-sweetened drinks part of our everyday lives.

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It’s a dangerous habit with critical health consequences.Here, with the help of researcher Dr. Kimber Stanhope of UC Davis, the Kick the Can team explains the answer to the question: what’s so bad about soda?

We all know drinking a bottle of soda isn’t like having a bottle of natural spring water. But most people don’t know.

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That rock-solid science now shows sugary drinks are the culprits for diseases that run the gamut from preventable diabetes and obesity, to cardiovascular disease and tooth decay.

SOURCEKick The Can
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