Most people are aware that sugar is bad for your teeth, but they may not be aware that there is evidence that is bad for your brain. Diet soda may also pose similar health risks.


Excess sugar — especially the fructose in sugary drinks — might damage your brain, new research suggests. Researchers found that people who drink sugary beverages frequently are more likely to have poorer memory, smaller overall brain volume, and a significantly smaller hippocampus. A follow-up study found that people who drank diet soda daily were almost three times as likely to develop stroke and dementia when compared to those who did not.

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