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Health hazards of drinking soft drinks

Drinking soft drinks or soda may have some very serious health consequences one being obesity.

Drinking soda is hazardous to your health
Drinking soda is hazardous to your health
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Diabetes is linked to drinking too much soda and other sugary drinks “the sugar death” called by some and the “liquid death” by others.

Regular and diet soda have no nutritional value and both add unwanted unhealthy weight gain making many people obese.

Obesity adds more health hazards to your life such as type 2 diabetes, stroke, heart disease, obstructive sleep apnea, kidney disease, osteoarthritis, promotes stomach ulcers, some types of cancer and premature death.

Soda is full of artificial dyes, colors, flavors, preservatives and other chemicals that can be hazardous to your health.

Some other problems with drinking soda is the degradation of tooth enamel and tooth loss due to enamel erosion.

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