What Everyone Ought To Know About Drinking Soda

You’ve probably heard plenty of reports that claim that drinking soda is bad for your wellness, but is this really the truth? The answer to this question is a resounding yes: soda does indeed do immeasurable damage to your health and wellbeing.


Drinking soda can cause all kinds of health issues, including making you gain weight and damaging your heart. Not drinking soda would make a significant difference to your health and therefore everyone should aim towards cutting these kinds of beverages out of their lives for good. Here are some of the main benefits of cutting soda out of your diet for good:


  1. You’ll avoid filling up on empty calories. There are no nutrients whatsoever in carbonated beverages. That means that all of the calories you take into your body in this form are what is known as ‘empty’ calories, i.e. they do you no good whatsoever and simply translate directly as weight gain. Not only that, soda can actually inhibit other important nutrients from being absorbed by your body, such as calcium.
  2. You might be thinner. Research has shown that those who drink soda on a regular basis consume around 10 percent more calories than those who drink other kinds of beverages. This can lead directly to a gain of around 20 pounds per year, which can all add up very significantly. The amount of soft drinks consumed by the average person per year has been increasing roughly in line with the increasing rates of obesity, and many lead scientists believe that the two sets of figures are related inextricably.
  3. You’re less likely to suffer from Type 2 diabetes. Those who drink lots of sweetened drinks every day are more likely to develop the disease than those who drink little or no carbonated sweet beverages. The high levels of fructose corn syrup in the drinks is responsible for raising glucose levels, which in turn increases the risk of contracting the disease.

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