Drinking Soda has become one of the most popular drinks across the globe. It is a perfect accompaniment to burgers, french fries and various fast foods. Drinking Soda is made by mixing carbon dioxide, water, sugar, flavors and preservatives. They are available in several flavors. Drinking Soda has become one of the main contributor to today's obesity epidemic. The average American consumes 46 gallons of Drinking Soda per year. Nowadays, sugarfree or diet Drinking Soda is gaining popularity among teenagers and young adults. These are packed with non-nutritive sugar alternatives, and phosphoric acid that contributes to obesity, cancers, dementia and dental erosion and acidity. Diabetics must avoid Drinking Soda as it inhibits overall blood sugar control.
In 1767, Doctor Joseph Priestley formulated carbonated water. Till the end of 18th century, carbonated water was not popular in America. In 1832, John Mathews invented an apparatus for making carbonated water. Later mass-manufactured Drinking Soda gained popularity.
Harmful Effects On Bone and Teeth: Studies have proved that phosphorus present in Drinking Soda eliminates calcium from the bones and teeth. This makes them weak and brittle. Drinking Soda also increases the risk of "Osteoporosis".
Unwanted Toxins: Many individuals prefer to drink diet soda to avoid unwanted calories and sugar. However, they are unaware of the side-effects of artificial sweeteners. These harmful chemicals decrease the body's immunity, destroys nervous system and trigger herpes breakout. Besides, they also cause multiple sclerosis, vertigo, anxiety attacks, severe depression, memory loss, blurred vision, abdominal spasms, Alzheimer's Disease, tinnitus, joint You do not have access to view this node and fibromyalgia.
Impaired Nervous System: Caffeine present in Drinking Soda causes fatigue, sleeplessness, irritability, high blood pressure, polyuria, gastrointestinal complication, irregular heartbeat and other side effects
Increased Blood Glucose Level and Diabetes: Drinking Soda contains large amounts of sugar. Regular consumption of carbonated drinks increase the risk of type II diabetes. It may also increase the possibility of delivering preterm babies.
Obesity and Cardiovascular Diseases: high fructose corn syrup which accumulates abnormal fat and triglycerides in the body. Eventually, it increases the risk of heart diseases.
Kidney and Liver Damage: diuretics and increases the urge to urinate frequently.
Nowadays, many healthy substitutes are easily available. Apart from water, fresh fruit juices, smoothies, and herbal teas are readily available in the market. These infusions can be enjoyed both hot and cold.