7. Sugary drinks have been linked to Alzheimer’s disease
Alzheimer’s disease has long been thought of as a hereditary neurodegenerative disorder that we can’t control.
And while it’s true that there’s still no cure, more and more evidence is suggesting that there are ways to decrease our chances of developing it, along with other forms of dementia.
Insulin resistance (which can develop from the over-consuming sugar) is so tightly linked with Alzheimer’s that it is now commonly referred to as type 3 diabetes within the medical community.
Further, one Japanese study has concluded that those with type 2 diabetes are more than twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia.
I think I speak for everyone when I say that soda really isn’t worth losing your mind over. Am I right?