Carbonated soft drinks (soda) are the popular
drinks over the world. However, they also bring harmful effects if you consume
them too much.
Accumulating fat in the body
A study of Danish researchers gave the conclusion
that if you drink soda every day for 6 consecutive months, fat will be
accumulated around the liver and skeletal muscle. This can lead to the risk of
insulin resistance in the body and the risk of diabetes is higher than normal.
Causing abdominal fat
A study of the Center for Health Sciences,
Texas University shows that there is a relationship between the regular
consumption of carbonated soft drinks with waist size. People who drink a lot
of carbonated soft drinks will have larger waists than others.
Carbonated soft drinks as well as many kinds
of beverages containing alcohol contain gas and calories. Therefore, if you
consume them much, you easily have flatulent, indigestion and the risk of
who drink a lot of carbonated soft drinks will have larger waists than others
Easily causing cancer
The Swedish researchers monitored the health
of more than 8,000 men aged 45 to 73 for 15 years and concluded that carbonated
soft drinks contain implicit carcinogens as methylimidazole. According to
scientists, sugar in drinks creates insulin, the nourishment of tumors.
Isabel Drake, a researcher at the Lund
University (Sweden) said that those who drink a lot of carbonated soft drinks
have higher risk of prostate cancer 40% than normal.
Increasing the rate of aging
Consuming carbonated soft drinks much will
make phosphoric acid increase. The amount of excess phosphoric in the body can
affect the heart, cause kidney problems and also lead to muscle loss and
osteoporosis. In addition, phosphoric is one of the causes causing quick aging
because these drinks are the mixtures of chemicals and sugar (or artificial
sweeteners) that can damage the health of the organs in the body.
Drinking carbonated soft drinks much will increase the rate of aging
The amount of acid in the soda can erode tooth
enamel and stain tooth if you drink a lot. In addition, excess sugar in soft
drinks also contributes to the increase of bacteria in the teeth, gums and
causing tooth decay.
A kind of brominated vegetable oil (BVO) is
added to most kinds of carbonated soft drinks to prevent the taste loss of the
drinks. However, this preservative has side effect; it affects the activity of
the brain, causes memory loss, neurological disorders, and other potential
Causing hormonal imbalance
According to the American Health Organization,
the components such as preservatives, artificial sweeteners in carbonated soft
drinks can reduce hormone serotonin in the body. This hormone increases the
happy feeling and sexual desire. So, consuming carbonated soft drinks much can
cause hormonal imbalance and affect your fertility.
components such as preservatives, artificial sweeteners in carbonated soft
drinks can reduce hormone serotonin in the body.