While these new findings still need to be studied further, experts say that excess sugar intake is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease and cancer. Ultimately, they say that to maintain a healthy diet, one should stay away from drinks high in sugar as it can lead to many health problems. Best of all, people should stick to water and other unsweetened beverages for a long and healthy life.

Time to cut down on those sugary soft drinks and drink more water instead, guys!