8 Reasons to Kick Your Soda Habit for Good

https://media.zenfs.com/en-US/blogs/partner/2706938939_003f11d4e9.jpgI know, you love your soda. And, yes, there are worse things in the world (cigarettes, for instance!). But, whenever someone asks me what they should do to get healthy, my first answer is always: stop drinking soda and drink more water, pretty please. Here are some important reasons why ...

The Diet Blog put together a convincing list of reasons why you should kick the can (or the bottle or the Big Gulp):

*It's associated with a higher risk of osteoporosis
*It may lead to kidney stones
*It's addicting
*It wastes hundreds of dollars each year
*It can rot your teeth
*It can make you eat more (past studies have indicated that diet soda may actually trick your body into false hunger)
*It may contain fecal matter (from fountain drinks, really)
*It can lead to calcium deficiency

No thanks, right?

And, a little video to watch if you've ever wondered just how much sugar is in your can of pop (it's almost criminal how much sugar they put in there--eek!):

Do you drink soda? (Don't worry, I'll still love you!)

P.S. Need a soda alternative? Try these sparkling botanical beverages. Or how about this healthy citrus sparkling water?

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