Do you also like to drink Coca-Cola, or other sweet drinks like Coke. If so, then now is the time to be careful. You must be wondering why we are saying this, almost everyone drinks sweet drinks. What is such a big deal in this? In fact, a study has revealed that sugary drinks can increase the risk of fatal heart attacks and strokes in people. Experts based in the US have found that drinking popular drinks can lead to a dangerous increase in blood sugar levels.
Actually, this is because sweetened drinks contain a sugar called fructose. Its level is very high in drinks. Fructose occurs naturally in fruits and vegetables as well as in natural fruit juices and honey. Experts say that drinking drinks increases the level of sugar in the body. High blood sugar level means that it can damage the blood vessels and nerves that control your heart. This simply means that the risk of heart diseases increases among people.
What did the research reveal?
America’s Scientists from the prestigious Harvard University have tracked the diet of 40,000 people. Its purpose was to find out how sugar affects their health. They said that the result shows that the effect of fructose varies from food to food.
Researchers said that drinking fruit juice (which contains fructose) may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes. It happens, but it does not affect the heart. If someone eats fruits, then it is more beneficial, because there is neither the risk of heart disease nor diabetes. He further said that fructose from sweetened drinks and juices is also digested rapidly. It has been confirmed in the studies that there is a risk of type 2 diabetes due to different types of drinks available in the market. However, now American experts have confirmed that your favorite drinks can also increase heart related diseases. The thing to note here is that in recent times many cases of heart attack have been seen in India. Generally, most of the victims of heart attack are young people.