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Truth is in favor of you and me; for the truth of our enemies whom we have been serving here in the U.S.A. for over 400 years (whom we did not know to be our enemies by nature) is the truth that the Black Man must have knowledge of to be able to keep from falling into the deceiving traps that are being laid by our enemies to catch us in their way which is opposed to the way of righteous of whom we are members. ~ The Honorable Elijah Muhammad

Friday, January 18, 2013

Consumption of Diet Drinks Linked to Depression in NIH Study

A new study by the National Institutes of Health has linked diet beverages with heightened risk of depression in older adults.

Researchers surveyed over 260,000 adults aged 50 to 71 in the United States on their beverage habits. Ten years later, survey responders were asked if they had been diagnosed with depression. Of those who reported consuming four or more daily servings of artificially sweetened soda, iced tea, or fruit drinks, 31 percent had been diagnosed. Twenty-two percent of regular soda drinkers reported depression diagnoses. Coffee drinkers (four or more cups a day), on the other hand, were 10 percent less likely to suffer depression than non-coffee drinkers.  Read more...
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