What does sugary drinks do to you?

Overall Health

People who drink sugary drinks have a higher chance of getting type two diabetes than people who don't drink it. A study that followed 40,000 men for two decades found that those who averaged one can of a sugary beverage per day had a 20% higher risk of having a heart attack or dying from a heart attack than men who rarely consumed sugary drinks. Soda may pose a unique challenge to healthy bones. Consuming more phosphate than calcium can have a deleterious effect on bone health.

Weight gain

Sugary drinks are a major contributor to the obesity epidemic. One can of a sugared drink accounts for about 200 calories, on average. Consuming one can every day can translate into about eight pounds of weight gain in a year. So reduce your calories by watching your intake of sugared beverages.

Fun Facts

Drinking too much caffeinated soda can lead to dehydration.

Stains and corrodes your teeth.

Counteractive to Weight Loss Effort

It affects the central nervous system and alters brain function, resulting in temporary changes in perception, mood, consciousness and behavior.

Causes insomnia and sleeping disorders

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