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Is soda unhealthy?

Is soda unhealthy?

No healthy benefit: A little bit of soda here and there probably won't do you much harm, but the problem with most of us here in america is that we over-do it too often. Supersizes! does anyone really need a 32-oz gulper? But, i see people bring this to the doctor's office--seen 2 today! just look at how many cubes of sugar in a 32 oz cup--u now know why it is unhealthy. Live sensibly. Live long. Good luck. ...Read more

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How bad is soda for you?

How bad is soda for you?

It's no-win.: Regular sodas have a significant amount of simple sugar therein, which is unhealthy. And calorie-free sodas have a lot of artificial sweeteners, which are unhealthy in large amounts. So either way, adding soda as a staple of your daily diet would be a bad idea. Drink water. ...Read more

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Why are sodas so unhealthy?

Why are sodas so unhealthy?

Sugar and CO2: Sugar causes decayn elevated blood glucose an the whole chain of metabolic dysregulation. Then there's the change in body ph associated with carbonated beverages . Water is much healthier. ...Read more

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Is soda what's making me fat?

Is soda what's making me fat?

Extra calories.: In our diets we have those unnecessary calories that just add extra weight to our bodies for no good reason. Soda is a perfect example of this. 500 calories of soda every day would add one pound of body weight to you every week - over 50 pounds in a year of extra weight - just from soda. Unnecessary. Drink water. ...Read more

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Is diet soda unhealthy?

Is diet soda unhealthy?

Better choices: And we can't say that diet soda IS healthy! Drinking a can or two of diet soda a day is not likely to hurt you. The small amount of artificial sweeteners and chemicals in one or two are likely harmless. But don't think it will really help you lose weight...many studies have shown this isn't the case. There are many healthier choices, mostly WATER:) ...Read more

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Is club soda bad for me?

Is club soda bad for me?

Not at all: Club soda is generally only carbonated water and is no worse than water, aside from the gassy side effect. There are no health ramifications and it is good for you. ...Read more

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Does soda dehydrate you?

Does soda dehydrate you?

No: Studies have finally been done for we who drink lots of soda, and if you drink and maintain good hydration, then no. The caffeine in some can theoretically increase urination, but not practically seen. Bigger issue is the empty calories if you drink sweetened soda (=don't). The sugar load can cause hydration issues...And diabetes...And obesity! ...Read more

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What is baking soda good for?

What is baking soda good for?

Baking Soda or: Sodium bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) is often used topically in a paste water to decrease itching or inflammation (especially in association with certain insect stings) and is often an additive to toothpastes. There are other medicinal uses as well. Here's a good article: http://www.Healthguidance.Org/entry/15156/1/health-benefits-of-baking-soda.Html. ...Read more

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What in soda is so addictive?

What in soda is so addictive?

Sweetness: In most sodas the sweetness is sugar and /or corn syrup. Some have artificial sweetners. We are genetically programmed to seek out sweet things for eating and drinking. It is more of a craving than an addiction. ...Read more

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Is drinking sodas bad for you?

Is drinking sodas bad for you?

Possibly: Sodas are the classic empty calorie if they are sugared. They are carbonated and so acidic. So they supply calories you might not need and can do some teeth damage taken regularly. An occasional soda is not a problem. ...Read more

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Can diet sodas cause diabetes/?

Can diet sodas cause diabetes/?

No: No food per se can cause diabetes but if the food cause you to gain a lot of weight, then your risk of developing diabetes increase. ...Read more

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Is baking powder a baking soda?

Is baking powder a baking soda?

No: Baking powder is not a baking soda. They are different types of chemical ingredients... which means using the wrong one can make one's baking taste odd. ...Read more

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How bad is diet soda for you body?

How bad is diet soda for you body?

REALLY BAD!!!: Diet soda is extremely toxic & one of the least healthy "foods" you can ingest. The chemical sweeteners can cause a myriad of serious health problems & are proven to cause weight gain. Anyone interested in being healthy should never drink these! see http://kimberlysnyder.Net/blog/2011/12/01/8-dangers-of-diet-soda/ also see comment for new info that these drinks may increase risk of cancer! ...Read more

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Are diet sodas really so bad to drink?

Are diet sodas really so bad to drink?

Absolutely: Diet sodas really are bad for you. Some are high in phosphorus, which is bad for your bones and can promote osteoporosis. Diet soda can also increase your appetite. Nutrasweet breaks down into methanol and formaldehyde, both of which are poisons. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of soda allrgies?

What are the symptoms of soda allrgies?

See details: I have never heard of a soda allergy but a reaction may include, rashes, GI or respiratory issues. ...Read more

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Is it possible to overdose on diet soda?

Is it possible to overdose on diet soda?

Really no, but can!: Who would overdose on diet soda? No ingredient would be toxic. However, drinking any fluids very quickly in extremely large amounts have been known to causes "rupture" of the stomach. Very rare, but can occur. ...Read more

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Does soda pop slow down your growth spurt?

Does soda pop slow down your growth spurt?

Soda: Soda is not in any way a nutrtional option for children. Growth spurts require water, protein, fat and carbs. Soda is not helpful. ...Read more

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Is eating a lot of baking soda bad for you?

Is eating a lot of baking soda bad for you?

Yes!: Baking soda, or bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) of soda, is an acid neutralizer. As such , when you eat it, it neutralizes the acid in your stomach. Without acid, your body cannot digest food to access the multitude of nutrients in it. Result: malnutrition. Once in a while, a small amount may calm an "acid stomach" or heartburn--but that's all. If more is needed, seek help from your pcp. ...Read more