| There are a couple of things that I would like to share regarding Coca-Cola, before presenting some health facts that are, in themsselves, very alarming.
In the beginning, Coke was manufactured using Cocaine - This is where it got its name. The main consumers of Coca-Cola were overseas troops, fighting in the war. Cocaine, of course, helped to keep them on their toes, but many unaware soldiers came home addicted. When they returned home, they found it hard to find treatment for their addiction, because it was not as big a problem, as it is today, and not many solutions existed. The fact that the military complex was responsible for creating cocaine addiction in U. S. forces overseas is bad enough, but there is yet another consideration that may be even more alarming and inneed of atention.
When Coca-Cola was discovered to produce adverse health effects, to the point that they had to change their “secret formula,” they had to find a replacement for cocaine that would still produce a comparable “zing.” Enter caffeine, an “acceptable substitute.” What made it acceptable was not that it no longer contained an addicting substance or that there were no longer any side effects that inhibit a desireable level of health, but that the use of caffeine instead of cocaine allowed them to continue to peddle addictive substances, without the appearance of not caring one iota about the health of American citizens. They know, from both a scientific and ethical perspective that they are engaged in producing a product that has adverse health effects, but the love of money, made from its sales, overrides health concerns. Here is a site called Elm Tree Dental. that may enlighten a seeker of better health, regarding this topic.
|Cola Drinks are Bad for Your Health|
|What Happens to Your Body, When you Drink Cola Beverages.
Donít drink cola if you want to be healthy. Consuming soft drinks is bad for so many reasons that science cannot even state all the consequences. But one thing we know for sure is that drinking Coke, as a representative of soft drinks, wreaks havoc on the human organism. What happens? Writer Wade Meredith has shown the quick progression of Cokeís assault.
The main problem is sugar. Itís an evil that the processed food industry and sugar growers donít want people to know about. Even dietitians, financially supported by sugar growers and sugary product manufacturers, are loathe to tell us the truth.
When somebody drinks a Coke, watch what happens.
|Source Documents: #1Nutrition Research Center | #2 Mercola Article|
|Dr. Mercola's Comments:
How many sodas have you had today? How about your kids? As of 2005, white bread was dethroned as the number one source of calories in the American diet, being replaced by soft drinks.
The average American drinks more than 60 gallons of soft drinks each year, but before you grab that next can of soda, consider this: one can of soda has about 10 teaspoons of sugar, 150 calories, 30 to 55 mg of caffeine, and is loaded with artificial food colors and sulphites. Not to mention the fact that itís also your largest source of dangerous high-fructose modified corn syrup.
Letís take a look at some of the other major components of a can of soda:
One independent, peer-reviewed study published in the British medical journal The Lancet demonstrated a strong link between soda consumption and childhood obesity. They found that 12-year-olds who drank soft drinks regularly were more likely to be overweight than those who didn't. In fact, for each additional daily serving of sugar-sweetened soft drink consumed during the nearly two-year study, the risk of obesity jumped by 60 percent.
Hereís another sobering fact if youíre struggling with weight issues: Just one extra can of soda per day can add as much as 15 pounds to your weight over the course of a single year!
Other statistics on the health dangers of soft drinks include:
There is absolutely NO REASON your kids should ever drink soda. None, nada, zip, zero. No excuses. The elimination of soft drinks is one of the most crucial factors to deal with many of the health problems you or your children suffer.
If you struggle with an addiction to soda, (remember, sugar is actually more addictive than cocaine!) I strongly recommend you consider Turbo Tapping as a simple yet highly effective tool to help you stop this health-sucking habit. Turbo Tapping is a simple and clever use of the Emotional Freedom Technique, designed to resolve many aspects of an issue in a concentrated period of time.
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