How Do Fizzy Drinks Affect Your Health?

How Do Fizzy Drinks Affect Your Health?

This short article alerts us to the notions of fizzy drinks, especially for kids. However, it focuses on the negative impact of the sugar content in these drinks only. The other factor is the soda content and effects. Carbonated beverages contain dissolved carbon dioxide, which becomes a gas when it warms to body temperature in your stomach. Consuming carbonated soft drinks may cause repeated belching as your stomach stretches from the accumulation of carbon dioxide gas. Food and stomach acid may come up your food pipe as you belch, causing heartburn and a sour taste in your mouth. Consumption of carbonated soft drinks can adversely affect your overall nutrient intake. If you are a woman, consumption of cola-type, carbonated drinks may reduce your bone strength. In an October 2006 article published in “The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition,” nutrition scientist Katherine Tucker, Ph.D., and colleagues report that women who consume regular and diet cola tend to have weaker hipbones compared to those who do not drink these beverages. The authors note that the degree of bone weakness correlates to the amount of cola consumed.

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https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/fizzy-drinks

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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/food-and-drink/healthy-eating/11-reasons-to-stop-drinking-fizzy-drinks/

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