Haiti - Health : 1 Soda Per Day Increases Your Risk of Diabetes even if you are skinny

Many Haitians drink soda like water almost everyday, in Haiti and in the Diaspora, but did you know??? Drinking soda everyday increases your risk of type 2 diabetes even you are a skiny and normal-weight person...

PHOTO: Haiti - Coca Cola Bottled Drink
PHOTO: Haiti - Coca Cola Bottled Drink

KREYOL: Haiti - Santé : 1 boutèy kola chak jou ogmante chans pou soufri dyabèt, menm si ou mèg, menm si ou seksi... Pou jan Haitien renmen bwè kola... Kisa ou panse de sa???

If you thought only overweight people had an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, read this:

A new study published in the British Medical Journal finds that people in the habit of drinking one sugar-sweetened beverage -- such as a soda or sweetened tea -- every day had an 18 percent increased risk of developing the disease over a decade. That's compared with people who steer clear of sugary beverages.

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Speaking of sugar, I usually drink some natural tea in the morning with two spoons of sugar... Am I in trouble??? :)

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Ricart says...

Eating and drinking in moderation is the key to healthy living.

Sugary drinks such as a soda or sweetened tea should be consumed only occasionally and in limited quantities.

Bon

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