Tag Archives: soft drinks

Want to Age Faster? Drink Lots of Soda Pop!

Sodas and other sugary drinks can damage your teeth. A lot. (Research from the University of Adelaide recently showed that the destruction starts within the first 30 seconds of exposure!) Regular consumption has also been shown raise your risk of … Continue reading

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What Did You Expect? (Sugarific Edition)

Hold onto your hats and glasses, folks! A study just published in the Journal of Dentistry finds that… Wait for it… Wait for it… Wait for it… Sugary drinks cause cavities in adults. And the more you drink, the higher … Continue reading

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Sugary Drinks & Heart Health

Remember those 5 tips we gave you last week to escape from sugar’s trap? Well, take them to heart. Your heart will be grateful. For research continues to point to sugar – not fat and cholesterol – as a leading … Continue reading

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News of Note: How Bad Can Sugary Drinks Be to Your Health?

  Even 1 Soda a Day Can Hike Your Diabetes Risk (US News & World Report) A study released today in the journal Diabetes Care found that people with a daily habit of just one or two sugar-sweetened beverages — … Continue reading

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Trauma Affects the Immune System & Other News of Note

Trauma Leaves Its Mark on Immune System (New Scientist) Traumatic experiences can scar for life, both mentally and physically. Now it seems they even leave chemical marks on DNA – in areas responsible for immune functions and memory. The result … Continue reading

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Stat!: Drinking Our Sugar

  Spanish Flea/Flickr Maximum number of teaspoons of added sugars per day as recommended by dieticians: 5 to 9 Average number eaten daily by Americans: 22 Number in the typical 20 ounce soda: 17 Rank of soda among all sources … Continue reading

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Captain Obvious Returns – in the Adventure of the Eroding Teeth!

We’ve written before about the research on how sodas, energy drinks and other common beverages erode dental enamel, and linked to other stories on this currently popular topic. Most, if not all, recent studies on the issue have focused on … Continue reading

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