Sodas Increase Your Risk of Kidney Stones

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By Molly Clifton

Drinking sugar sweetened beverages could increase your risk of kidney stones.

Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital looked at data on nearly 200,000 people and found people who had one or more sugar-sweetened cola drinks per day had a 23 percent higher risk of developing kidney stones.

Thirty-percent of Americans will get a kidney stone at some point in their lives.

 



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