10 Side Effects of Drinking Soda Every Day

If you drink 12 ounces of soda daily and don't cut back on other calories in your diet, you could gain up to five pounds in a year. Five pounds in a year may not seem like a lot

weight gain

The inclusion of soda in your diet will lead to the exclusion of other, healthier drink and food options. A more varied diet is a healthier diet and doesn't it feel better

 less nutrition overall

"Sugar doesn't directly harm teeth. Different types of bacteria living on and around our teeth feed on the sugar in sweet beverages and grow,

tooth decay and cavities

"Soda is often high in high fructose corn syrup, which gets processed through your liver. With too much, it gets overloaded and stored as fat."

 liver problems

Those who consumed more than half a liter (16 ounces) of soda per day had approximately 60% greater risk of having depression, stress-related problems, suicidal ideation

lead to depression

One can of soda, an average woman will have exceeded that recommendation by more than 50%. This will likely lead to weight gain over time and increase the risk diabetes."

Recommended added sugar intake

"Excessive fructose intake has been seen to lead to diabetes mellitus, and since soda contains high fructose corn syrup

cause of type 2 diabetes

These are linked to high cholesterol and heart disease. Soda is rich in sugar and can lead to heart disease if over consumed."

heart disease

"Soda is high in sugar and for individuals with addictive behaviors, soda can be an addictive substance for them due to the high sugar content."


"Genetics can only predict a tendency and this study illustrates how specific health-related choices and behaviors can promote that genetic

become obese

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