With all of the recent controversy surrounding our nation’s obesity problem, as well as the proposed ban to restrict the size of sugary drinks, there should be no gasp factor in learning that nearly half of adults in the United States indulge in soda everyday.
Nothing could be more American than sitting down with your friends, in a restaurant or during the big game, and enjoying a great big glass of Coca-Cola, right? Coca-Cola means Santa Claus, family outings and summertime fun… in other words, pure Americana. So, what does Coca-Cola have to do wit…
If you’re one of those types who always has a soda in your hand, you may want to drink something else instead. New research suggests downing a lot of soft drinks could increase your risk of getting asthma and/or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
As obesity continues to plague the United States, many states have imposed a tax cost on some of the products that contribute to unhealthy weight gain, like soda. But experts believe that the current sales tax isn’t high enough to truly impact health and weight loss.