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Too much cola causes male infertility: Study

Posted By admin On March 30, 2010 @ 9:14 am In Sci Tech | Comments Disabled

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Tuesday, March 30, 2010

While cola is becoming the most popular drink these days, a new study links the heavy consumption of the beverage with fertility problems in men.

According to the study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, men drinking more than one quart of cola every day are at an increased risk of becoming infertile.

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Compared to men who did not drink cola at all, these men were reported to have about 30 percent lower sperm count, and were subsequently more prone to fertility problems.

The high caffeine content of soft drinks may not be responsible for the effect as previous studies failed to show such an association between heavy coffee drinkers and a decline in sperm quality, the study reported.

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