By now we all know that soda and other sugary beverages are just about the worst thing you can drink.
Study after study shows that soda—diet or regular—makes you obese.
But new research shows that getting fat is not the worst health effect.
The study was published in The BMJ’s Clinical Research Edition. Researchers analyzed health data from 100,000 people. Scientists tracked the participants’ foods, drinks, and medical information for nine years.