Consumption of more than two sugary drinks per day significantly increases the risk of diabetes and no matter whether in the case of drinks containing sugar or artificial sweeteners.
According to a research of Swedish researchers at the Karolinska Institute, which showed that those who consumed more than two 200 ml units of sweet drinks a day doubled the risk of diabetes Type 2. The consumption of five units of sweet drink daily more than tenfold risk.
Reference: Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body doesn’t produce enough insulin to function properly, or the body’s cells don’t react to insulin.
Consumption of soft drinks also increases the risk of a less common form of diabetes in adults, so Beckons diabetes that shares symptoms with type 1 diabetes, is an autoimmune disease and type 2 diabetes is a lifestyle disease.
The scientists studied the soft drinks with 2,874 adults and compared the development of diabetes. “We were surprised to see an increased risk of developing autoimmune diabetes along with soft drinks. Next we will examine how to reduce this risk, for example, the consumption of oily fish, “the British newspaper Guardian by dr. Josif Edwar Lofvenborg the investigation.
“We are looking at this now by using statistics from eight different countries across Europe.”
“The consumption of soft drinks may increase the risk of both diabetes and Lada 2 diabetes by affecting insulin sensitivity and glucose metabolism,” the researchers findings published in fagtímaritinu European Journal of Endocrinology.
It is estimated that one of every 11 persons in the world is diabetes.