American scientists proved the risk of stroke and a number of other diseases increases if people drink sugary soft drinks almost every day. In total, the experiment involved 800 volunteers ranging in age from 25 to 79 years. Scientific work took a year and a half.
Volunteers were United by the diagnosis: the presence of hypertension in varying degrees. Within six years, scientists watched the subjects, their diet, health status.
It turned out that regular consumption of soda is one of the factors unfavourable for the increase of the pulse and the further development of stroke. Even in a healthy person two glasses of Cola, slightly increase the pressure. For a person with hypertension such a leap can turn into a deadly condition.
Some of the volunteers asked to give up soda for the duration of the experiment. It is possible to reduce the probability of stroke by approximately 8%