Read the effects of drinking a can of Coke or other soda drinks, within one hour it has as much potential to promote disease as smoking a cigarette or consuming heroin. And due to the “sugar crash” the physical addiction is fairly instant, requiring “refuelling” within an hour. One of the most successful companies of the twentieth century is in essence a drug pusher? Read the link and judge for yourself!
A comment about the high fructose corn syrup used as a sweetener is truly alarming:
and this doesn’t even touch on the negative impact of the sweetener used in most soft drinks now, high fructose corn syrup. To make a long story short, high fructose corn syrup causes your body to deposit fat around your major organs (liver, kidneys, heart, etc.) and slowly chokes out their function.
I find it very intriguing that the slave trade of the nineteenth century supported the sugar plantations and the war on the health of humanity continues with misleading advertising that relies upon the same symbols that the tobacco industry falsely used.
To be healthy, turn to nature. Evolution has ensured we are designed for raw unprocessed foods and not addictive chemicals and sugar.