Swapping Just One Soda for Water a Day May Cut the Obesity Risk
A new study, conducted by the Spanish researchers, finds that drinking a glass of water in turn of one fizzy drink or beer may significantly lower the obesity risk.
For the study, a team of researchers followed 15,765 healthy university graduates checking their consumption of common drinks, such as whole milk, reduced-fat milk, skimmed milk, milkshake, wine, beer, spirits, sugar-sweetened soda beverages, diet soda beverages, regular coffee, decaffeinated coffee, fresh orange juice, fresh non-orange juice, bottled juice, tap water and bottled water.
The research found that 873 participants that became obese with mathematical modeling showing drinking a glass of water instead of a fizzy drink or a beer a day the risk of obesity by 20%. Swapping a sugar-sweetened beverage with water was connected to the 15% lower risk of developing obesity.
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