Unless it’s water, if it comes packaged it’s probably full of sugar. Why do some of us reach for sugary drinks while others prefer to sip on home-brewed coffee or sparkling water?

An interesting study has emerged from the Norwegian Ministry of Health, Education, and Research, that feelings of loneliness and social isolation cause more women than men to consume sugary drinks.

Their findings based on the Social Baseline Theory, which proposes that close friendships, or relationships