Parade: Can drinking soda increase your risk of a stroke?

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Injury, Brain Research

Pop is losing some of its fizz as concerns build about its association with obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and heart disease. And now, soda consumption has been directly linked to an increased risk of stroke. Recent research published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that consuming one can of soda per day, either sugar-sweetened or diet, increases a person’s risk of stroke over time by 16 percent. (June 6, 2018)

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