What Our Telomeres Tell Us About This Drink

October 20, 2014 11:11 PM

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Drinking soda tastes great, but it certainly isn't the healthiest choice. And recent findings published in the American Journal of Public Health reveal that besides increase the risk of obesity and other related health issues, in can also increase the risk of aging.

"Regular consumption of sugar-sweetened sodas might influence disease development, not only by straining the body's metabolic control of sugars, but also through accelerated cellular aging of tissues," said Dr. Elissa Epel, professor of psychiatry at UCSF and senior author of the study, in a news re...

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