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Is soda bad for your brain? (And is diet soda worse?)

New research finds both sugary and diet drinks correlated with accelerated brain aging

New research correlates sugary drinks — as well as diet soda — to smaller brain volume and memory deficits. Photo by RapidEye/iStock
Matthew Pase is lead author on two studies that link higher consumption of both sugary and artificially sweetened drinks to adverse brain effects. Photo by Cydney Scott

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