Average American consumes 3,550 pounds of sugar over their lifetime.
According to the Harvard School of Public Health Nutrition, 12 ounces of juice drinks could have more sugar and calories than 12 ounces of soda.
These beverages are full of fruit and vegetable juices, but aren’t low in calories or sugar.
A pediatric endocrinologist from the University of California says that high sugar consumption can lead to hypertension, obesity, and type-2 diabetes.
A UCLA study of high-fructose corn syrup on rats shows that it slows down learning and memorization.
People who have 1 or more sugar-sweetened soda daily are 16 times more likely to have a stroke in the next 20 to 30 years than those who do not drink soda at all, according to study from Cleveland Clinic’s Wellness Institute.