Soda drinker, people getting less than 7 hours of sleep nightly and those who don't have good exercise habits are much more likely to be hospitalized, new study finds.
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Webber, B. J. et al. Health-Related Behaviors and Odds of COVID-19 Hospitalization in a Military Population. Prev Chronic Dis 18, E96 (2021).
00:00 Soda drinkers and people who get less than 7 hours sleep each night are at increased risk for landing in the hospital with COVID 19.
00:14 Bolus doses of sugar weakens your immune system. It alters key immune system cells, like natural killer cells, lymphocytes, and phagocytic capacity.
01:36 Consuming 3 or more sugar sweetened beverages per week showed 75% greater odds of being hospitalized from the virus in study subjects, compared with those who did not.
01:49 Study subjects who slept less than 7 hours a night had a 76% greater likelihood of hospitalization from the virus, compared to those who get 7 to 9 hours .
05:40 73% of US adults consume sugar-sweetened beverages every day.
06:25 Service members who received a satisfactory score on their objective physical fitness assessment had 90% accrued odds of hospitalization service over service members who received an Excellent score.