180,000 Deaths in The World Caused By Sweetened Beverages

The drinks that are full of sugar, especially artificial sweeteners such as soda, energy drinks and canned juices have long been known to have a negative impact on health. Even recently, a study revealed if the beverage is recorded has resulted in 180,000 deaths around the world.

In detail, a study presented at the American Heart Association revealed that artificial sweetened beverages is associated with 133,000 deaths from diabetes, 6,000 cancer deaths and 44,000 deaths caused by heart disease.

"In the U.S. alone, our study found 25,000 deaths due to consumption of sweetened beverages made ​​in 2010," said researcher Gitanjali M. Singh, Ph.D. from the Harvard School of Public Health, as reported by huffingtonpost, Thursday (03/21/2013).

The findings are based on data from the Global Burden of Disease in 2010 that looked at the consumption of sweetened beverages made ​​in various countries. But the effect of artificially sweetened beverages a different region with other regions.

For example, in Latin Ameria and the Caribbean, deaths due largely artificial sweetened beverages is associated with a disease that is equal to 38 000 diabetes cases. While the highest heart disease death was found in the countries of Eastern Europe, Central Europe and Asia by the number reached 11,000.

In addition, Mexico was recorded as the country with the death rate of artificial sweetened beverages among 15 countries with the highest population ever observed in this study. Numbers of deaths reached 317 cases out of every one million of the adult population in the country.

For a country with a death rate as the lowest consumption of sweetened beverages made ​​by the Japanese recorded only 10 cases per one million population.