Soft drink consumption linked to asthma and COPD

Drinking large amounts of soft drink may lead to an increased risk of developing asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a new study has revealed.

Researchers surveyed 16,907 people in South Australia and found that one out of nine adults in the region drink more than half a litre of soft drinks on a daily basis.

Results show that the higher the consumption of soft drinks, the greater the chance of contracting respiratory disease.

Read more at University of Adelaide