Almost everyone likes to drink cola on hot summer day. It is refreshing and tastes good, just the way we like it. However, it is common knowledge that these drinks have vast range of harmful effects to our bodies. Sure, one, two glasses of soda per week won’t hurt you, but if you frequently drink liter a day, you can be in serious trouble later in life. If you need further persuasion to cool down on these drinks, here are a few effects that they cause.
Since soda drinks have high concentration of fructose corn syrup, sugar and other products that sweeten the drink, it can easily lead to weight gain. A can of cola contain to about 200 – 250 calories, depending on manufacturer. Within 20 minutes of consuming it, insulin level in your body increases. Afterwards your liver is going into overdrive to turn high amount of sugar into fat.