6 reasons to stop drinking Coca-Cola
Whether you call it soda, cola or something else, it leads to one result: it’s bad for your health, and there are a hundred reasons to leave it, but many can’t leave it for other reasons like its delicious taste.
The website (beaumont) on health affairs said that cola causes a kind of chaos in the body, through what is known as empty calories, which may lead to osteoporosis .
It reviewed 6 reasons that it said calls for stopping drinking soda or cola:
1-Your waist: Because soda does not contain any nutritional value, the calories you consume (about 140 calories in each package) are empty calories, meaning that they do not benefit the body and accumulate in the form of fat in the waist area and increase weight.
2-Your stomach: Soda contains acid that affects the entire stomach, and it can irritate the stomach lining, and cause what is known as heartburn and acid reflux, that is, the reverse flow of stomach acid towards the tube that connects the throat to the stomach, which is the esophagus.
3-Your teeth: The acid in soda leads to the erosion of tooth enamel, that is, the hard outer surface of the teeth, and the spread of caries, and a study found that the teeth that were exposed to soda products for 48 hours lost 5 percent of their weight.
4-Sugar consumption: An average soda can contains more than 40 grams of sugar, which is equivalent to 10 teaspoons of sugar.
The sugar in most sodas comes from high-fructose corn syrup, a sweetener used in soft drinks and more difficult for the body to metabolize (turning food input into energy) than regular sugar.
5-Hydrate your body: The caffeine in soft drinks is a diuretic and can cause dehydration, moreover, when drinking soda becomes a habit, it practically means replacing vital water with soda consumption.
6-Your bones: The phosphoric acid in soda makes it difficult for your body to absorb calcium, which can lead to