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Mouse Study Suggests Soda Consumption May Be Fatal

A new study found that female mice that consistently consumed 25 percent of their calories in the form of added sugar, which is the equivalent of a human drinking three cans of soda per day, died at twice the rate of mice that were not on the high-sugar diet. What do you think?

  • “Don’t feed soda to mice. Got it.”

    Kristi Mondell
    General Practitioner
  • “That’s a roundabout way to kill mice, but it sounds more humane than those sticky traps.”

    Bron Pedigo
    Drapery Cutter
  • “That’s why I always run my soda through a Brita filter two or three times first. It tastes awful, but at least it’s healthier, I think.”

    Tom Leetch
    Puppeteer

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