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Effects of soda on your health

Soda can affect the body in many ways, and the types of sugars that are in soda confuse the body about how it processes sugar. Discover how high fructose corn syrup affects the body’s response system with help from a certified health counselor in this free video on healthy eating.

Soda has been associated with negative effects like obesity, calcium depletion and tooth decay. Nevertheless, soda as other beverages have health benefits like promoting hydration, relieving stomach problems. Below are more details of positive and negative effects of soda.

Common side effects of baking soda include dryness of eyes, hair and skin. For some it causes nausea, joint pain, swelling, weight gain, kidney stones and heart palpitations.

Every can of soda contains carbonic acid, which is a highly corrosive material. Hence, regular and frequent consumption of drinking soda can cause unimaginable damage to the human body. One of the prime side effects associated with the consumption of soda is that it is high in sugar content.

Not only are there many harmful effects of soda, but there are not even any positive benefits to outweigh them. Soda is an unnatural substance that harms the body. Dehydration – While it may taste refreshing, because of the high sugar, sodium, and caffeine content in soda, it dehydrates the body.

Possible side effects of drinking baking soda in water include stomach cramps and increased thirst. If you notice more serious side effects such as nausea, weakness, slow breathing, mental changes or swelling of the feet, contact your doctor.

Why you should stop drinking diet soda?

If you stop drinking diet soda you will realize that food has much more flavor. You will enjoy your meals even more. Once again, the artificial sweeteners are responsible for the numbness of taste buds. The aspartame is more than 200 times sweeter than regular sugar.

What does soda do to your teeth?

Each time you have a sip of soda, sugar bonds with bacteria in your mouth, giving rise to acid. This acid weakens enamel, which over time leads to bacterial plaque that causes cavities. Soda also lowers the pH of the saliva, boosting bacterial proliferation and dental erosion.

What are the side effects of drinking soda?

Common side effects of baking soda include dryness of eyes, hair and skin. For some it causes nausea, joint pain, swelling, weight gain, kidney stones and heart palpitations.

There are no studies that indicate any long-term health risks from drinking diet soda. Diet Soda (defined as calorie free carbonated beverages sweetened with aspartame, sucralose, acesulfame-potassium, or other non-caloric or minimally caloric sweeteners) is not harmful to health, well-being, or body composition.

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