If your answer to yesterday’s post was soda, you were correct.
These popular drinks that drive caffeine through our bodies on a daily basis not only threaten sperm longevity (see WeirdMedical.com April 2 post) but are now believed to contribute to accelerated aging.
Studies performed by researchers at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Department of Medicine, Infection and Immunity, discovered that phosphate as a salt of phosphoric acid added to sodas to increase its fizz or “pop” also increase the “pop” (or old age) factor in mice.
According to head of research, M. Shawkat Razzaque, M.D., Ph.D. , “Humans need a healthy diet and keeping the balance of phosphate in the diet may be important for a healthy life and longevity. Avoid phosphate toxicity and enjoy a healthy life,” [ScienceDaily (Apr. 28, 2010) – supporting research from The FASEB Journal]
So to avoid looking like Pop we may need to limit the pop!