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How Soda Is Unhealthy

This shows the many ways soda is bad for our bodies, and what are some healthy drinks we can have instead.

sadona horn

on 29 January 2013

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Transcript of How Soda Is Unhealthy

OUTPUT TEETH DECAY OUTPUT OBESITY INPUT OUTPUT Process DISEASES/SIDE EFFECTS HOW SODA IS UNHEALTHY by Pearl Bradlee and Sanna Horn The average American drinks about 52 gallons of soda per year The average 12 oz can of soda contains about 9tbsp of sugar The acid in soda can begin damaging enamel just 20 minutes after drinking soda Diet and regular soda have contributed to kidney damage and certain cancers Daily diet soda drinkers show a 48% increase of a heart attack and/or a stroke than non soda drinkers People who drink diet soda daily had a 61% increased risk of cardiovascular events compared to those who drink none In a study researchers followed 474 soda drinkers for almost 10 years. They found that diet soda drinkers waists grew 70% more than non soda drinkers Here is a picture of a tooth (before and after) that had been left in Coca Cola for an extended amount of time Here is a picture of a tooth (before and after) that had been left in Mountain Dew for an extended amount of time And this is what YOU will look like if you drink soda The consumption of soda has been linked to
-Kidney Stones
-High Blood Pressure
-High Cholesterol
-Heart Attack
-Stroke Phosphoric acid is a chemical that adds a tangy or sour flavor by breaking down starches into sugar If you are going to drink soda drink it through a straw so it doesn't sit in your mouth as long Studies have said for a long time that the intake of soft drinks have tripled Americas obesity rate in the last 40 years The sugar and acid found in the soda dissolves away the healthy enamel of the tooth, leading to excessive decay and tooth loss Root beer is the safest soft drink tested The average American drinks 16oz of soda per day Sugar free drinks do not raise the risk of obesity The consumption of sugary drinks has doubled in the US since 1970 leading to the obesity rate rising Two studies involved 866 teenagers. Half were told to only get sugary drinks for a year and the other half was assigned to sugar free drinks. The half drinking sugary drinks weighed 4lbs more on average There is a chemical in most aluminum soda cans. It lines the can. It is a form of epoxy resin called Bisphenol A. It is used to keep the acids in soda from reacting with the metal. This is known to interfere with hormones and has been linked to some forms of reproductive cancers and obesity Feature, Salynn BoylesWebMD. "Soda Health Facts: Are Soft Drinks Really Bad for You?" WebMD. WebMD, n.d. Web. 23 Jan. 2013. Main, Emily. "We Recommend." 5 Disturbing Side Effects of Soda. Rodale, 23 Jan. 2013. Web. 27 Jan. 2013. Chan, Amanda L. "Soda, Other Sugary Drinks More Firmly Tied To Obesity In New Studies." The Huffington Post. TheHuffingtonPost.com, 21 Sept. 2012. Web. 27 Jan. 2013. Writer, Staff. "Harmful Effects of Soda on Your Body." TermLifeInsuranceorg Harmful Effects of Soda on Your Body Comments. Term Life Insurace, 9 Aug. 2010. Web. 27 Jan. 2013. 2009, PHSKC. "PHSKC - Sugar-loaded Beverages." YouTube. YouTube, 25 Oct. 2010. Web. 27 Jan. 2013. Lstevedlsteved. "How Much Sugar in a Can of Cola?" YouTube. YouTube, 21 May 2007. Web. 21 Jan. 2013. Sources The Process 2 Soda factories have been increasing levels of phosphoric acid in their products over the past couple decades A California study says that just 16 micrograms of methylimidazole everyday is enough to pose a threat of cancer. Most brown Colas (diet and regular) contain 200 micrograms per 20 oz bottle THE ONLY THING SODA SHOULD BE USED FOR IS EXPLOSIONS WITH MENTOS AND EXPERIMENTS DO NOT DRINK IT
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