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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Love fizzy drinks? Wait till you read this

A new study has revealed that three cans of fizzy drinks a day can cut off years of your life. According to a toxicity test developed at the University of Utah, an experiment found out that when a mice ate a diet of 25 percent extra sugar which is equivalent of a healthy human diet plus three cans of soda daily - females died at twice the normal rate and males were a quarter less likely to hold territory and reproduce. The researchers said, "Our results provide evidence that added sugar consumed at concentrations currently considered safe exerts dramatic adverse impacts on mammalian health". University of Utah biology professor Wayne Potts, the study's senior author, said, "This demonstrates the adverse effects of added sugars at human-relevant levels". He also said, "Previous studies using other tests fed mice large doses of sugar disproportionate to the amount people consume in sweetened beverages, baked goods and candy". "I have reduced refined sugar intake and encouraged my family

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