Coca Cola and Pepsi are such products that have been scrutinized by the environment and human rights department for inducing bad and unhealthy food products. The brands are symbolic of all soft drinks that are nothing but sugar or artificially sweetened sodas with color.
Kidney Failures: Artificial sweeteners are the main reason for kidney failures. Hence consuming diet versions of Coca Cola or Pepsi have proved to produce more impairment than the sweet versions.
Obesity and Diabetes: Because of soft drinks a major portion of the population is turning obese which includes children and teenagers. Similarly, patients with diabetes must never touch beverages like Coke or Pepsi since it increases level of sugar in blood by twofold. Non-diabetic persons should avoid these drinks in order to keep diabetes away.
Teeth and Bone Damage: The pH level of Coke or Pepsi is 3.2 which are quite high. This pH level decides the acidic nature of a liquid. Hence these beverages are acidic in nature and can dissolve bones and enamels very quickly.
Liver Failure: Consumption of too many soft drinks puts you under increased risk for liver damage.
Dehydration is caused by drinking Coke or Pepsi because drinkers think it’s all right to drink them in place of water. These sodas contain caffeine that acts as a diuretic that increases urination. So the fluids that are essential for your body to function naturally are lost.
Reproduction problems: The Coke or Pepsi are coated with such chemicals that may lead to reproduction problems with regular consumption.
Reduce Metabolism Level: A can of Coke can surely be tasty but it really decreases the metabolism and helps in destroying the fat burning enzymes in no time. Either Diet Coke or simple Coca Cola after a rigorous workout is strictly not advisable.
Caffeine, Sugar and Aspartame: Caffeine and sugar are very addictive leading to another set of diseases like diabetes and a life-long habit of inducing caffeine in the body. Children should be strictly restricted from consuming products with Aspartame.
There Are So Many Healthy Alternatives: By drinking soft drinks, you cut the intake of fresh juices, milk, and even water and deprive yourself from essential vitamins and minerals.
– Water: Water is the best drink in the world.
– Tea: Any kind of tea – herbal, green or black – is rich in antioxidants, which were shown to protect the body form many health problems.
– Fresh Juice: Fruit juice can be also useful for flavoring your water and teas.