7. Even a “safe” amount of sugar made mice more likely to die than their healthy-eating counterparts.
A study found twice as many deaths among female mice eating 25% of their calories from sugar and fewer offspring and less territory for male mice on the same diet.
11. Increase in sugar availability has been linked to an increase in type 2 diabetes.
13. Worldwide, 180,000 deaths every year may be associated with sugary drinks alone.
The study looked at deaths from chronic diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and some cancers.