by Anna Maltby
Researchers at Osaka University found that study subjects who drank two or more non-diet sodas per day were more likely to show signs of proteinuria, an elevated amount of protein in the urine, which can be a sign of kidney dysfunction.
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Why does this happen, you ask? The researchers point to high levels of fructose in sodas.
"A [previous] series of animal experiments reported that a fructose-rich diet induces proteinuria and kidney injury," lead study author Ryohei Yamamoto, M.D., told SELF. "Many kinds of soda are rich in fructose, and based on this new information, we think excessive fructose may play a role in kidney injury."
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