SODA Side Effects On Your Immune System

it curbs key cells that help keep bacteria out. So, if you're going to have a can of Coke, make sure to limit your consumption to just once a week if you can

risk of infection

The sugar in soda affects your immune system's white blood cells, and these all-important cells are responsible for fighting infection

 white blood cells are commonly referred to as the "killer cells." Those who have type 2 diabetes are already susceptible to other serious health


Dr. Pepper (or two) each afternoon may not only cause you to yo-yo between feeling energized and sluggish, but it may also increase your risk of type 2 diabetes

Routinely drinking sugar-sweetened beverages can decrease your insulin sensitivity, which is a major risk factor for developing type 2 diabetes.


Drinks like Sprite and Pepsi are loaded in added sugars, which can stoke inflammation in the body which may not only hinder your immune system

had higher levels of uric acid, which is known to promote inflammation and even insulin resistance (a major indicator of type 2 diabetes).

 risk of obesity

 Soda is a beverage that offers what's called "empty calories" meaning that, while it costs you calories, none of them offer nutritional value

Studies have shown that obesity can impair immunity in a variety of ways, from decreased cytokine production to altered lymphocyte function

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