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This is what one sip of soda does to your body.

>> Update (January, 2015): Coke plans to make their soda less sweet in Canada. (That doesn’t make the below info less disturbing, though.)
>> Update (March 2018): The New York Times published an article on how to reduce your sugar intake. The first thing on the list? No more soda.

I live in the fittest state in the nation. But before we go patting ourselves on our toned backs, let’s remember: only 20 years ago, when I graduated high school, our current state of obesity would have made us the fattest state in the nation.

Stat: America’s gaining weight, and quickly.

Time to wake up, parents in particular! ~ Waylon Lewis, ed.

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Think the below is sca-wee? It gets scarier.

Note: Double-click image to make it huge and readable:

 

Update:

According to one of our readers, the chemical that should be listed on this image is Bisphenol A, as there are two phenol groups in this chemical.

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And:

What Happens One Hour After Drinking A Can Of Coke

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Do you know what’s in your beer? Know your beer. Enjoy your beer: 


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Rich Dec 21, 2015 5:01pm

Orange Crush doesn’t count.

sean Jul 31, 2015 2:11pm

My grandfather enjoyed coca-cola most of his life, as did my grandmother. Every time I visited him he had some in his fridge. Drank at least a can every day. Poor man, only lived to be 97 🙁

Bob Jone Mar 15, 2015 12:21pm

Get real.. nobody takes "one sip" of soda… they drink a whole can/bottle or nothing.

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