Negative Effects of Soda Pop - Dr. Michael Dagostino, D.D.S.
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Effects of Soda Pop
As many patients are keenly aware, we are strongly opposed to soda pop
because of its ability to destroy teeth.
The August 2004, edition of the American Medical Association gives more
reasons to stop buying this insidious liquid. “Sugar sweetened soft drinks
constitute 7.1% of total energy intake and represent the largest single food
source of calories in the U.S. diet. Coincidently or not, the rise of obesity
and type 2 diabetes parallels the increase in soft drink consumption. One study
states the odds ratio of becoming obese increases 1.6 times for each additional
soft drink consumed per day.
Most people are unaware that there is the equivalent of 10 teaspoons of sugar
in one 12oz can of soda.
Keep this in mind the next time you go to buy a 12 pack or 2 liter of soda
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