Sugary Drinks Kill 25k per Year in the U.S. Alone
March 20, 2013 § 1 Comment
Consumption of soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages may contribute to hundreds of thousands of deaths around the world, mainly due to Type 2 diabetes, a new study says.
The results show sugar-sweetened beverage consumption is linked to 180,000 deaths a year worldwide, including 25,000 deaths a year in the United States, the researchers say.
via Business Insider.
These drinks kill almost as many people as firearms.
So… when is Dianne Feinstein going to propose a ban on Coke.