Tuesday, April 30, 2013

7 Beverages To Stop Consuming Today

7 Beverages To Stop Consuming Today: Lately I've been focusing on all the foods we should stop consuming, but what about beverages which can account for up to 30 percent of our daily calorie intake? Many of us take for granted all those calorie-laden lattes, soft drinks and other sweetened beverages, however the real problem is not related to calories, but something much worse.




Here are 7 beverages you should avoid consuming at any time, for your health and your waist line:






1. Soft Drinks (soda, pop, carbonated beverages, fizzy drinks, etc.)





There isn't enough bad things to say about soft drinks of any kind. Soft drinks account for more than a quarter of all drinks consumed in the United States. That works out to at least one 12-ounce can per day for every man, woman and child. They are estimated to be at least one-third of the problem related to child obesity. Carbonated soda pop provides more added sugar in a typical 2-year-old toddler's diet than cookies, candies and ice cream combined.




Many sodas and diet soft drinks approach the pH level of battery acid in terms of corrosiveness and erosion of tooth enamel.


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