Numerous studies have shown the negative heath effects of drinking soda.However, drinking soda has far more serious health risk than many of us may realize.
Caramel coloring in soda is linked to cancer.
The arti brown coloring in colas is not made from caramelized sugar. It is made by reacting sugars with ammonia and sulfites under pressure and temperatures, which caused lung, liver, or thyroid cancer or leukemia.
Soda increases diabetes risk.
Drinking one or two sugary drinks per day increases your risk for diahetes by 25%.
Soda can cause a decline in kidney function.
In Harvard medical school study researchers found that diet cola is linked with a two-fold increased risk for kidney decline.
Soda cans are lined with BPA. Soda cans are coated with the endocrine disruptor bisphenol A(BPA). Which has been linked to everything from heart disease to obesity to reproductive problems.
Soda increases heart diesaea in men. Each soda consumed per day increases the risk of heart disease by 20% in men
Soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages like energy drinks and fruit juices have an effect on every part of your body, especially the brain. Under normal circumstances, our bodies are well-oiled machines. Our body naturally releases chemicals to remind us we need to eat, sleep, poop, and procreate. But soda inhibits one of those important reminders — we need sleep.
Soda have an effect on every part of your body, especially the brain
A key ingredient in soda is caffeine. Caffeine is a stimulant, which many of us love because it keeps us awake during those 2-hour staff meetings. But that Diet Coke you had during that meeting could be keeping you up at night. According to the National Sleep Foundation, moderate caffeine usage can cause insomnia and sleep disturbances.
It can also make you forgetful.
Sleep isn't the only effect soda has on the brain, it can also make you forgetful. Researchers at UCLA found long-term sugar consumption could lead to impaired memory, learning, and behavioral plasticity. The study found that animals on high-sugar diets had reduced amounts of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), which impacted their ability to learn and remember things. If you want a better memory (and who doesn't?), it might be time to kiss the soda goodbye.
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