Too Much Cola Could Raise Cancer Risk

February 22, 2015 1:01 PM

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Too Much Cola Could Raise Cancer Risk

Apart from posing several health risks including insulin resistance and an increased chance of being affected by obesity, cola and sugary drink consumption has now also been linked to a risk of cancer. The findings of a new study have revealed that the consumption of soda in higher quantities may expose the consumers to potentially cancer-causing levels of the chemical 4-methylimidazole, abbreviated as 4-MEI.

After analysing the soda consumption habits of Americans and the attributes of 11 different soft drinks, the researchers have recently found that drinking even one can of soda daily could have damaging effects on the health.

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