Monday, July 23, 2007

Soft drinks linked to heart disease risks

Your Ad Here

According to a study published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association, people who have one or more soft drinks daily, including diet soft drinks, can lead to risk factors for heart disease.

The study found those people who more likely to have metabolic syndrome, which is a collection of heart disease risk factors including high blood pressure, larger waist size and low levels of HDL, the good cholesterol.

"Having the metabolic syndrome approximately doubles your risk of developing heart disease and stroke," said Dr. Ramachandran Vasan, senior author of the Framingham Heart Study and professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine.

Prior studies have linked sugary soft drinks to heart disease blaming the extra calories inside. But researchers say this is the first to include diet beverages, which creates a bit of a mystery since there are no calories in diet soda. Link




Related Posts with Thumbnails

1 comments:

kevin said...

There are various online sources to provide you informative details on FDA approved weight loss pills as well as information on pills and tablets available in the pharmaceutical market that are capable of successfully relieving you from the grip of erectile dysfunction and depression. But the online pill destination http://www.pill-care.com is somewhat unique as it makes a whole array of information available to you, including details on the highly popular pills and tablets, testimonials as well as news on the latest tidbits of the pharmaceutical market. Log in to the website and get hold of relevant pill-care details.

Search This Blog