Sugary Drinks May Increase Harmful Body Fat

A study conducted at the National Institutes of Health to investigate how sugary drink consumption plays a role in the development of visceral fat has found that found that participants who consumed sugary drinks on a daily basis experienced the highest increase in visceral fat compared to non-drinkers. Visceral fat is stored around the abdominal cavity and will interfere with hormonal function and increase the risk of diseases such as heart disease, cancer, alzheimer’s disease and diabetes.

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