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Mentos And Soda
Not as bad!: From tooth enamel-just as bad. From a weight perspective, much better. Diet drinks can fool the brain into making you feel hungry, but they contain no sugar, nor do they increase Insulin production like non-diet. They also do not cause a sugar burn-and crash phenomena which really drives hunger. They should be drunk at a minimum. The sodas with phosphoric acid (coke.Dr. Pepper) bad for teeth! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gradually: Try taking a break from that stuff you are trying to avoid. Maybe start with one day per week. Then two days per week. Maybe then one week per month and so on. You can do it. Ask yourself: "does this cheeseburger taste better than being thin feels?". ...Read more
Soda calories.: That depends on which type of soda it is & how many ounces you drink. A 12 ounce coke contains 140 calories. There are 3, 500 calories per pound. Good luck. ...Read more
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Cutting out junk.: There are 140 calories in a 12 ounce can of coke. There are 3, 500 calories that need to be burned per pound. You do the multiplication. Over time cutting out one soda per day will make a significant difference. Go for it! ...Read more
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
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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