Two cans of soda a day increase risks of blood pressure and coronary disease

December 10, 2014 10:40 AM

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Health scientists from the Seoul National University College of Medicine in South Korea have found out that canned drinks and food might be associated with high blood pressure and increased risks of coronary diseases – and this is not really from the canned food or drink itself, but from the Bisphenol A (BPA) that is used to coat the inner layer of the cans or tins.

Bisphenol A or BPA is a synthetic molecule that is largely insoluble in water, and is extensively used to coat the inner layers of beverage cans and tins. It is also used to harden plastic containers, and to produce water bottles, dental sealants, thermal papers, CDs, and medical devices among other...

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