You already know that you should drink more water than soda. But when it comes to health, how much juice is okay? How much wine? Kiyah J. Duffey, PhD, adjunct assistant professor at Virginia Tech, has the answers. Duffey helped develop the Healthy Beverage Index, a ten-question survey (worth a maximum of 100 points) that allowed researchers to study the link between what we drink and our overall well-being. According to their results, published this year, every ten-point score increase correlated with lower odds of having high glucose, bad (LDL) cholesterol, and high blood pressure. How do you measure up? Take this quiz inspired by the Healthy Beverage Index:
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