1) What makes cola and soft drinks feel good in your mouth - that bubbly tingle - is merely phosphate (phosphoric
WHICH IS VERY, VERY ACIDIC! Not at all good for a healthy happy body.
2) All soft drinks, diet or regular have a VERY acidic pH of 2.8-3.0. That's 10,000-50,000 times more acidic than plain, pure unadulerated drinking wate which is around 6.5-7.0 pH. It takes 32 oz. of it to neutralize a can of soda in your body! The body needs an overall neutral or slightly alkaline pH to function the best. A lot of our chemically-enhanced, devitalized foods are also very acid-producing in the body.
3) Cola syrup will completely dissolve an iron nail in 4 days' time!
4) Phosphoric acid leaches calcium
from your bones and
is a major contributing factor in diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis, childhood and adult obesity and arthritis.
5) To transport concentrated cola syrup,
commercial trucks must use hazardous material placards required for highly corrosive materials.
6) The distributors of cola products have been using it to clean
the engines of their trucks for two decades!
7) In much of America, highway patrol personnel
carry two gallons of cola in their vehicles to remove
blood from the road surface after
8) Put a T-bone steak in a bowl of cola; it will be gone in two
9) Regular soft drink consumption is directly associated with diabetes and obesity. Artificial sweeteners in soft drinks, especially HFCS (high fructose corn syrup), block the natural hormone leptin which is meant to signal the brain when our stomachs are truly full. HFCS dulls the signal causing the urge to eat beyond 'full' and increases the cravings for sweets.
How much soda do you, your friends or your family drink? Quit NOW! Replace sodas with PURE WATER!