If you’re a young girl (or the mother of one), take note: Intake of caffeinated and artificially sweetened drinks is associated with the start of menstruation before age 11. Researchers at Columbia University, University of Minnesota, and George Washington University determined this after following 9- and 10-year-olds until they were 18 years of age.
12 things that happen to your body if you stop drinking fizzy drinks
The occasional glass of fizzy drink won’t do you any harm, but if your intake is excessive it can affect your health. Cutting back on soft drink - even the diet versions - will have long-term health benefits.
With your menstrual cycle…