Do you like sugary drinks?

Sugar-sweetened beverages are now linked with a 27% increase in visceral adipose tissue, (meaning fat).  Also, sugar-sweetened drinks are linked with cardiovascular diasease and type 2 diabetes.  There is a growing body (…pun intended!) of literature showing that these beverages may be harmful to our health.

Consider changing to water or unsweetened tea.  It may take a few weeks to appreciate a less sugary beverage …

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as it takes a while for your taste buds to change.

I hope this helps.

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I have been practicing as a family physician for over 20 years--as both an educator of physicians and clinician. From infancy to the elderly, I perform obstetrics and general medicine. I love my career and am passionate about my field of knowledge and my patients. Follow me on Facebook at Leslie Md Greenberg Medical Disclaimer The content of this website is provided for general informational purposes only and is not intended as, nor should it be considered a substitute for, professional medical advice. Do not use the information on this website for diagnosing or treating any medical or health condition. If you have or suspect you have a medical problem, promptly contact your professional healthcare provider.
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