Analysis of a can of cola
The chemical composition of a can of cola:
1) 10 teaspoons of simple sugar (150 Kcal.).
2) 30-55 mg of caffeine.
3) artificial food dyes.
The sugar content:
1) corn syrup (a combination of fructose and dextrose). This syrup
causes poor collagen formation in animals under development, because it interferes with the absorption of copper. In addition, high
content of fructose can develop liver problems similar to those of
1) Caffeine in children affect their ability to sleep.
The acid content causes yellow teeth.
1) The phosphoric acid present in soft drinks causes loss of the content
of calcium and enamel of the teeth (yellowing and deterioration).
2) alters digestion.
Calories without nutrients:
1) The calories without nutrients lead to reduced appetite, resulting in
2) If taken with meals those calories cause obesity.
Pesticides in soft drinks:
1) In the U.S., tap water is the main ingredient in bottled soft drinks.
It may contain chemicals such as chlorine, trihalomethanes, lead,
cadmium and various pollutants.
Aspartame: a lethal toxin.
1) The sugar-free sodas contain: artificial sweeteners (such as
aspartame, considered to be a potent neurotoxin and endocrine
disruptor). The side effects of its abuse are: brain tumors, birth
defects, diabetes, emotional disorders and epilepsy, etc..
Why eat junk?
The consumption of carbonated soft drinks is due to lack of awareness.
In the U.S. adult population and about one third of children are overweight.
A modern lifestyle incorrectly includes a high consumption of carbonated
soft drinks and this contributes to early onset of diseases such as
diabetes, heart disease, cancer, etc..To quench your thirst it's better to drink a glass of water or milk or