If you had a childhood like mine, soda was always a treat. I’m not sure what makes soda so tasty, but I couldn’t get enough of it. My grandma always said, “What tastes good probably is not good for you.” Soda was not an exception!
With some research, it is clear that there are no nutritional values, such as vitamins, in soda at all! Instead it is loaded with everything you should stay away from; caffeine, sugar, and a ridiculous amount of calories, which in large amounts can be harmful to your health. In a normal diet the goal is to consume the least amount of sugar as possible. In one 12 oz. can of soda, it could contain between 35-50 grams of sugar and 140-170 empty calories.
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