What is it in soda that is bad for you?
June 21, 2015 8:01PM
The sugar. A single can of cola has the equivalent of 10 teaspoons of table sugar. Sugary drinks in general increase the risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease. And don't forget about tooth decay and obesity. What about sodas with artificial sweeteners? By giving a sweet taste without any calories, artificial sweeteners may actually make us want to consume more sweet foods and drinks. This is, of course, not a good thing.