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My Dear Soda?
More Dangerous Than Smoking?
Death by Soda
By Joshua Frank,
Posted on December 27, 2006
We are a country of overweight people. Americans are tipping the scales in record numbers, with approximately 130 million who are presently considered overweight or obese. Perhaps most alarmingly of all, half of all women aged 20 to 39 in the United States are included in these figures.
Many factors contribute to the growing problem, from our sedentary lifestyles to our overindulgence in high-energy, low nutritional foods.
Dealing with the crisis is not easy. The marketing of energy dense foods is a multi-billion dollar industry, and manufacturers of such products go to great lengths to ensure their shareholders continue to profit from the sales of nutrition-less foods.
Originally posted by soficrow
Real raw sugar is NOT white, not as sweet and has nutritional properties. Honey is best - date syrup - maple syrup - all the natural forms have healthy characteristics - but not refined white sugar...
Originally posted by yeahright
Unless you're hit by a bus first. In which case it won't matter much.
Originally posted by SpeakerofTruth
Unfortunately, unless we have the funds to raise our own food, we ae sort of a victim of circumstance.
Is there potential for phosphoric acid to build-up or accumulate in my body?
Phosphoric acid can be absorbed into the body and enters the phosphate pool. Inorganic phosphate ion is naturally found in the body. It is excreted mainly in the urine.
Originally posted by Philadelphite
my mother the nurse told me that dark sodas (not sprite) actually deplete the calcium in your bones.