Did you know that a 20 ounce bottle of Coke contains 17 teaspoons of sugar? While many people opt for diet soda as artificial sugars lower caloric intake the tradeoff for your health isn’t so sweet. Artificial sugars are linked to numerous illness and diseases including cancer and since they offer zero nutritional value, those in the know consider them much worse.
When it comes to soda, the only better choice is to choose no. Both conventional options loaded with refined sugar and the no calorie versions are at minimum equally as bad for you.
And if you thought sugar and artificial sweeteners were all you had to worry about, check out these great benefits in store for ALL soda consumers, regardless of how it might be sweetened.
1) Liver Disease.
2) Heart Disease
5) Kidney Stones & Kidney Disease
6) Pancreatic Cancer
7) Osteoporosis and Increased Risk of Fracture
8) Reproductive Problems
10) Childhood Obesity
11) Loss Of Dental Enamel
12) Mineral Depletion
13) Metabolic Disorders
16) Vascular Disease
17) Hives, asthma & other allergic conditions
18) Mitochondrial Damage
19) The list goes on and on and on.
According to Euromonitor, the average person in the United States consumes more than 126 grams of sugar per day. That’s equal to 25.2 teaspoons, or the equivalent of drinking a little over three 12 ounce colas. Can we quit it with the soda already?
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