Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Hard Facts of Soft Drinks

A soft drink may taste sweet, but the health effects aren't so tasty. There is compelling evidence that regular consumption of soft drinks leads to:
  • Increased rates of bone fracture
  • Increased long-term risk for osteoporosis (particularly in girls)
  • Increased risk for overweight and obesity
  • Increased risk for Type II Diabetes
  • Increased risk for kidney stones
  • Increased risk for dental problems
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