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The Scary Truth About Soda and Your Health


November 14, 2017

Soda is tasty, it’s refreshing, and for that reason, millions of people drink it every single day. This world is making the shift to health first decisions lately and we hope that this will lead to less and less soda consumption. It really is just a terrible addition to your diet:

Sugar Overload

Did you know that your body has more trouble reacting to sugar in liquid form vs sugar in a solid? The liquid form spikes blood sugar even higher and it causes an insulin reaction that might lead to diabetes with over consumption. There are 10 teaspoons of sugar in 12 oz of soda which is essentially like dumping 10 sugar packets into your coffee. Gross!

Acid and Your Stomach

Phosphoric acid is bad for you on a number of different levels. It can eat away at tooth enamel, cause osteoporosis, and soften your bones. But in your stomach, this acid makes it difficult to break down nutrients thus leading to increased weight gain.


  • High Fructose Corn Syrup is made from GMO corn that we are not yet sure of how it impacts health.
  • It is a form of sugar that skyrockets blood sugar.
  • High Fructose Corn Syrup has been tested to show traces of mercury which can have a number of long term health effects.

Wasted Calories

Soda has zero nutritional value and there are about 100-200 calories in a single can of soda. These calories are a complete waste towards your daily goal and if you are recovering from cosmetic weight loss surgery, every calorie counts. Cutting out soda is a great choice if you value your long term health!

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