Sugary Drinks May Cause Early Puberty In Girls, Study Says
Harvard researchers found that girls who consumed more than 1.5 sugary drinks a day had their first period earlier than those who drank less.By Madison Burke | January 28, 2015
Girls who consume a lot of sugary drinks may reach puberty earlier than those who don't.
Harvard researchers studied nearly 5,600 girls and found those who drank more than 1.5 sugary drinks a day had their first period almost three months earlier than those who drank less. (Video Via CNN)
Researchers found that girls who drank the most sugary drinks started their periods, on average, at 12.8 years old, and those who drank the least sugary drinks started a bit later, on average, at age 13.