Hard Facts About Soft Drinks

Empty Calories Lead to an Empty Stomach

The average 12-oz can of soda contains around 130 calories, almost all of which come from the sugar content alone. Drinking soda is a quick way to pack in a lot of calories with few nutritional benefits. Despite all of the calories, soda does little to fill you up and may lead to excessive eating.

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January 8, 2014

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July 1, 2014