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5 Surprising Facts Behind Refreshing Soda

Spectr News Theme Eskanisa Ramadiani
04, December 2017

When thirsty someone tend to choose a soda drink, it follows with refreshing effect you get after sipping a can of soda. But, behind its sensation, there are several surprising effect of soda drink you need to know.

1. Sugary drink

A study published in European Journal of Endocrinology explained that a can soda drink contains at least five spoons sugar, meanwhile people only need four spoon sugar a day. It helps to increase 2.4 times diabetes risk. Other side, World Health Organization recommended sugar maximum intake for 25 grams or six teaspoon per day.

2. Rots the teeth

Sugar in soda drinks causing cavities. Besides sugar, two other substance causing cavities are phosphoric acid and citric. A study explained soda drinks that consumed regularly for five years damaging teeth, it comes to your tooth enamel and overall oral health.

3. Causing uric acid

Uric acid is being produced when someone eat or drink food with high content of purines. Food or drink with high content of purines increasing uric acid level, it crystalized and caused pain. Purines in soda has potential effect of joint destruction causing paralysis and permanently disabled.

4. Osteoporosis

The phosphoric acid causing osteoporosis. Phosphoric acid has a damaging effect on bone density. Framingham Osteoporosis Study conclude soda causing osteoporosis for women compared with men through comparison consumption frequency of soft drinks, specially containing soda.

5. Kidney failure

The phosphoric acid binds calcium. In this order, calcium deposits in the kidney. Most of the time, kidneys will affected which related to kidney stones. Kidney stones can affect your urinary tract and detox process. While kidney performs slow, body will absorb more toxic that particularly harmful for health.


Eskanisa Ramadiani
Eskanisa Ramadiani