The Dangers of What We Drink
It is crazy the amount of soft drinks and sodas consumed in this country each year. The negative effects on the health of the nation are becoming more apparent which each new study, especially when it comes to our children. Check out some of these numbers.
*Colas/sodas: Every year, the average American consumes around 45 gallons of unhealthy, sugary soda. That’s the equivalent of about one and a half bathtubs of cola. Most worrisome is the amount of sugar contained in these drinks.
There are an incredible sixteen teaspoons of sugar in an average twenty-ounce cola. Sixteen teaspoons in one soda.
Nothing, if it’s just a little. An old adage says, “All things in moderation.” But that is not the case today. Did you realize that in recent years the average size of a soft drink has tripled from 6.5 oz. to 20 oz.? And cola intake has increased exponentially in recent years. The aforementioned, average American who drank those 45 gallons of cola also consumed 39 pounds of sugar. And that was just in soft drinks. Throw in all the fast food and junk food and you can see why obesity has reached crisis levels.
The Not so Sweet Side Effects of Sugar
High blood pressure
Diabetes is on the rise in children and adults
Tooth decay has increased in adults and children
The increasing number of overweight people in this country is growing as fast as they are, resulting in hospital costs rising to over 200 billion dollars annually in treatment for them. And no product in the world contributes more sugar to the diet than colas and soft drinks. Additionally, the calories gained by drinking soda are liquid calories and don’t satisfy hunger as food calories do. Therefore, when you eat, those food calories are in addition to the liquid calories, so you are doubling up. Given that, it is no wonder that nearly 70% of Americans are overweight or obese.
Change Your Habits Change Your Life
Doctors and health practitioners agree that just a few healthy changes in life style can be immensely beneficial. The International Journal of Obesity stated in their study “Current research suggests that the association between obesity and soft drinks occurs at all ages. The mechanism may not be fully understood, but there is evidence to suggest that preventing consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks has a major role to play in obesity prevention.”
If you want to change your life, you must change your way of thinking. Begin by taking small steps. By breaking a few bad habits and replacing them with good ones, you will be on your way to a healthier you in no time. One of the best first steps you can take is to stop drinking sugary, unhealthy colas and replace them with healthy drinking water. Just the cessation of cola intake is beneficial, but when replaced with drinking the healthiest water available anywhere, you can realize promising results in a relatively short period.
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Changing your eating and drinking habits even moderately can produce enough beneficial results to encourage you to take bigger steps to an overall healthier you.
Life is short. Don’t make it any shorter by making poor choices regarding your health. Some things in life we have no control over but some we do. By making the right choices about your health, you may have more control than you believe you do.
Good health begins with smart choices and Tyent ionized alkaline water is a great choice to begin improving your health today.
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