These days, soda is getting a lot of press. Several health studies have been published about the risks of consuming soda – both diet and regular. While regular sodas have been linked to obesity and weight gain, diet drinks are also criticized. Actually, research suggests that diet drinks may increase the risk of stroke and heart disease. Both diet and regular soda drinks are not only linked to obesity, but also to certain cancers and kidney damage. Here are some more facts about soda you probably don’t know.
There is a chemical known as ‘Aspartame’ in diet sodas which has been associated with insomnia, depression and several other neurological disorders.
According to a study, consuming sugar-sweetened beverages, such as soda, may make particular cells in a person’s body age faster.