Sodas contribute to tooth decay, heart disease, asthma and osteoporosis. But it’s how they make you fat that will really shock you.
Here’s what it says about weight gain:
“OBESITY: The relationship between soft drink consumption and body weight is so strong that researchers calculate that for each additional soda consumed, the risk of obesity increases 1.6 times.”
For more about soda and weight loss, read the story of Natasha Marie Harris. Her addiction soda killed her at age 30. She left behind 12 kids, none of who had yet reached their 12 birthday.