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DRINKING SODA MAY RESULT IN KIDNEY DAMAGE

Scientists suspect that the high fructose corn syrup found in soda may be the culprit in a recent study finding that women who consumed the most soda — a marker for intake of high fructose corn syrup — had an 86% increased risk of albuminuria, a sensitive marker for early kidney disease. [Shoham D, et al “Sugary soda consumption and albuminuria: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2004” PLoS ONE 2008; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0003431.]

New evidence has also exposed the fact that HFCS now contains high levels of mercury. Yet another reason to go organic! If this isn’t bad enough, soda also has been scientifically linked to (more…)

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