All of us know that soda drinks are a popular beverage in our society. But there are many side effects of having soda drinks. On one hand, soda drinks are being very high in sugar and on the other hand it is loaded with high fructose corn syrup which has been associated with an increased risk in metabolic syndrome. However, drinking soda drinks have many bad effects to our body. So, let’s see some few bad effects of soda drinks.
-Soda drinks has harmful effects on liver
-It has increased risk in metabolic syndrome
-Soda drinks make reproductive issues
-Will have increased blood pressure (Because, most soft drinks (sodas) contain caffeine)
-Will have kidney problems
-Soda drinks make weight gain and obesity
-Lead to diabetes (It is said that a single can of soda contains the equivalent of 10 teaspoons of sugar. This amount of sugar, especially in liquid form, skyrockets the blood sugar and causes an insulin reaction in the body.)
-Lead to heart disease
-Will have weakened bones and risk of Osteoporosis (It is found and said that Soda contains phosphoric acid, which interferes with the body’s ability to absorb calcium and can lead to osteoporosis, cavities and bone softening.)
-Will cause heartburn
Now you can see, there is absolutely no nutritional value in soda whatsoever. It has many harmful effects and there is no any positive benefit to outweigh them. It dehydrates the body and over a long period of time can cause chronic dehydration, because of the high sugar, sodium and caffeine content in soda. So today onwards, instead of having soda drinks, shift to some healthy alternative diet like water, green tea and organic fruit juice.