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Date: 07/02/12 06:42 AM

31 Responses to How Do Soft Drinks Impact Your Health? [Pic]

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    fancylad Male 30-39
    18410 posts
    July 2, 2012 at 6:45 am
    Link: How Do Soft Drinks Impact Your Health? - Spoiler: Not in a good way.
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    alsobored Male 18-29
    347 posts
    July 2, 2012 at 6:51 am
    way too many words
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    Javien Male 18-29
    270 posts
    July 2, 2012 at 6:56 am
    Yeah Yeah Yeah...good thing I switched to just drinking water.
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    5Cats Male 50-59
    30838 posts
    July 2, 2012 at 7:15 am
    But... but...
    The commercials tell me I`ll be young and sexually attractive forever if I drink lots of soda pop!

    Who am I going to believe: the internet of the TV? Eh?
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    TruTenrMan Male 30-39
    2553 posts
    July 2, 2012 at 7:19 am
    It`s just one of those I-know-it`s-bad-for- me-but-it-tastes- so-effing-good things.
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    Justin9235 Male 18-29
    1582 posts
    July 2, 2012 at 7:25 am
    I`m currently drinking a mountain dew, and after reading this, I vow it to be my last soda... for at least a month, hopefully longer.
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    nubblins Female 18-29
    1743 posts
    July 2, 2012 at 7:35 am
    I`m out of diet pepsi. T_T
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    Flibmeister Female 18-29
    833 posts
    July 2, 2012 at 7:41 am
    cool story bro *swigs pepsi max*
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    tehbionic Female 18-29
    313 posts
    July 2, 2012 at 7:41 am
    It`s all legit, but I wish they would have noted what information came from which source.
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    TKD_Master Male 18-29
    4794 posts
    July 2, 2012 at 7:52 am
    Aaaand this is why I treat soda like a treat as opposed to a drink option. Only drink it on special occasions. I don`t miss the stuff at all and in fact usually feel sick if i finish a whole can/bottle meow.
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    Grendel Male 40-49
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    July 2, 2012 at 7:53 am

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    keith2 Male 18-29
    2587 posts
    July 2, 2012 at 8:04 am
    4 Rip-It`s a day... I`m doomed.
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    Muert Male 30-39
    152 posts
    July 2, 2012 at 8:06 am
    I love that poster MeGrendel, but the video of people signing the petition to ban Dihydrogen Monoxide is even better. I spilled some on my desk earlier and it destroyed some papers I was using. I can`t believe my boss expects me to work around such a dangerous substance.
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    Buiadh Male 30-39
    6740 posts
    July 2, 2012 at 8:27 am
    I think everyone knows that fizzy drinks aren`t good for you.
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    Pinkminx22 Female 18-29
    1073 posts
    July 2, 2012 at 10:01 am
    Yep,That is what I tell people all the time..the phosphoric acid in soda drinks play hell on your teeth..the worst ones being dark colas...I just love it when parents bring in their young toddlers because almost every tooth in their head is rotted out..and we can pretty much tell automatically that the tot is still on the bottle,because parents lay their tots down for a nap with milk or juice in it..or even worse soda pop...Then the parents come in freaking out because their tot has rotten teeth...and the only way to fix the teeth is by extraction..we hate doing extractions on little ones..we hate doing extractions on anyone especially kids.
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    paperduck Male 18-29
    1745 posts
    July 2, 2012 at 10:13 am
    "Eighty percent of those affected by Osteoporosis are women. Twenty percent are men."

    Super clear! Just in case you thought the remaining 20 percent were women as well.

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    sandpirate Male 18-29
    18 posts
    July 2, 2012 at 10:41 am
    If you think this is bad, check out brominated vegetable oil. Its found in Mountain dew and a few other sodas, and it wreaks havoc on your entire body. There`s even a health condition known as "mountain dew mouth". If the only thing you drink is mountain dew, STOP!!
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    todd0630 Male 18-29
    6 posts
    July 2, 2012 at 10:59 am
    Well this some facts are false, i have been drinking soda since i was 10 and I never hit premature puberty. In fact I didn`t hit puberty until i was 15....
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    Armus Male 30-39
    52 posts
    July 2, 2012 at 1:47 pm
    I`m convinced, no more soda for me. Just beer.
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    McGovern1981 Male 30-39
    14194 posts
    July 2, 2012 at 1:53 pm
    Everything is bad for you!!! Live off of water and tofu!!! So you can live to be 100 and miserable!!
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    RyanHake Male 18-29
    2690 posts
    July 2, 2012 at 4:48 pm
    No sodas since Thanksgiving 2004 for me x]
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    panth753 Female 18-29
    9143 posts
    July 2, 2012 at 5:11 pm
    except for a rare occasion, I don`t drink soda.
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    insanmonster Male 18-29
    291 posts
    July 2, 2012 at 7:44 pm
    I actually gave up pop like 2 months ago and I don`t mind it at all. I used to drink like 3-4 bottles of Mountain Dew a day and finally I said enough with this, this isn`t good for me and I stopped. I feel healthier and I believe I have dropped almost an entire pants size so far. I also don`t drink anything with aspartame in it so no diet pop. Just after I gave it up I started drinking Arizona Tea and gatorade until I noticed that it had just about as many calories as a bottle of Dew so I gave that up as well. The only thing I still drink is low calorie gatorade and Powerade zero which contains sucralose as a sweetener. (BTW I am from MN if you hadn`t noticed my use of the word "pop" for "soda")
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    RdDan Male 30-39
    760 posts
    July 2, 2012 at 8:08 pm
    I usually drink tea
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    PTPete Female 30-39
    1236 posts
    July 2, 2012 at 10:19 pm
    Had a hard time giving up soda. Pellegrino cured me of my addiction to...the carbonation! Turns out, I don`t miss the caffeine or sugar AT ALL! It was that evil bubbly-goodness that had me all strung out. I feel much beter now.
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    patchgrabber Male 30-39
    5812 posts
    July 3, 2012 at 7:23 am
    This is mostly garbage. They make it seem like soda causes asthma, which is laughable. Sucks to that a$$-mar. If you chose diet soda, you`d also get none of the sugar (and there`s no evidence saying aspartame is bad for you). Also, there`s as much phosphorous in orange juice as there is in soda, and recent studies have shown that as long as you have normal calcium intake in your diet that bone loss doesn`t happen from soda. Nobody making an infographic for orange juice, it`s acidic and has as much phosphorous.
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    patchgrabber Male 30-39
    5812 posts
    July 3, 2012 at 7:23 am
    @MeGrendel: OH MY GOD! I had some of that this morning, what should I do?!? XD
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    monsterzero Male 40-49
    352 posts
    July 3, 2012 at 7:40 am
    I agree with PTPete.
    It`s the bubbly goodness.
    I gave up soda and started drinking carbonated water.
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    sbeelz Male 30-39
    2868 posts
    July 3, 2012 at 11:04 am
    @patchgrabber- I agree. This infographic is reaching too far. It is a huge contributor to obesity, diabetes, and tooth decay- and that should be enough to motivate people to exercise moderation in their soda intake.
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    greenbasterd Male 18-29
    2377 posts
    July 3, 2012 at 11:34 am
    haha suckers i gave up soft drinks years ago. now i only drink beers.. BOOOOOOOM!
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    kemic Male 18-29
    164 posts
    July 3, 2012 at 2:56 pm

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