Carbonated Beverages

What is it in soda that is bad for you?

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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.