Soda associated with accelerated aging

By |2014-11-05T19:41:33-05:00November 5th, 2014|Categories: Nutrition, Seniors|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Sugar-sweetened beverages, including soft drinks or sodas, fruit-flavored drinks, sports drinks, and energy drinks, are the largest source of added sugar in the US diet.  In a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health, researchers found sugar-sweetened soda consumption was associated with shorter telomeres.  This may be significant because shorter telomeres are associated with shorter lives.  Accumulated [...]