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Top 7 Reasons To Avoid Soda If You’re Diabetic

by: Dave Perry

Top 7 Reasons To Avoid Soda If You’re Diabetic August 18, 2006, Chicago, Illinois. The greatest single source of calories in the United States today comes from soda consumption. Referred to as ‘liquid candy’ or ‘diabetes in a can’, a typical American guzzles 400 12- ounce cans of Coke, Pepsi, Dr. Pepper, 7 Up or other highly sugared water, per year. Unfortunately, with the growing popularity of these brands, there’s a growing stack of scientific evidence that a key ingredient in these popular drinks is unhealthy at best and in the long run, possibly lethal. High fructose corn syrup (HFCS), the primary sweetener in a wide range of products today, is the sugaring agent of choice among soda producers. It’s cheaper than sugar, so manufacturers love it. But your body doesn’t. Here’s why: #1 It’s high in calories, “play(ing) a role in the epidemic of obesity”; Louisiana State University study #2 May increase the risk of Type 2 diabetes, by depleting chromium*, an essential mineral that helps maintain healthy blood sugar levels and minimize the onset of diabetes; Beijing Medical University study, Harvard School of Public Health #3 May increase the risk of colorectal cancer in women; Journal of National Cancer Institute #4 May increase your risk of esophageal cancer; TATA Memorial Hospital study, India #5 Appears to increase cardiovascular problems; University of Minnesota, USDA Human Nutrition Research #6 Interferes with absorption of copper, an essential mineral needed to create hemoglobin in red blood cells; USDA Human Nutrition Research study #7 Plays a “major role in dental decay, filling and tooth loss”; Oregon Dental Association For more information about the impact of chromium and diabetic health, go to

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