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Bad habits that can seriously hurt your health

Drinking too much soda:

Drinking too much soda is it associated with Diabetes?
Drinking too much soda is it associated with Diabetes?Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Soda drinkers are at a higher risk of being obese than non-soda drinkers. Drinking too much soda and not enough water can cause dehydration and sodas make you thirsty for more soda. It is also high in empty calories meaning no nutritional value.

Most people who are big daily soda drinkers who stop drinking soda will lose weight rather quickly.

Eating too much salt:

The Centers for Disease Control warns ‘Too much sodium is bad for your health’

Intake of too much salt can harm your heart making you at higher risk for heart disease, stroke and hypertension (high blood pressure).

Drinking too much alcohol:

Alcohol can do some harm to your body and your organs in specific your liver. Drinking excessive amounts of alcohol is also associated with hypertension, and can also lead to liver disease.

Eating Processed Foods:

Eating processed foods is one of the worst habits in the world for hurting your body image, size and health. Processed foods pack on the pounds like no bodies business.

Eating too much white foods such as sugar and white bread can seriously damage your body and can lead to being obese and contracting diabetes.