What are sugared drinks doing to our children?

Sugared drinks, or liquid candy as it is aptly called, are damaging your children’s health.

These drinks, such as regular sodas, have absolutely no nutrients and are very high in calories. There many studies that show a direct link between consumption of soda drinks and obesity in children.

After consuming soda, children lose their appetite for food and this causes a deficiency of vitamin A, calcium, and magnesium. No amount of supplements will make up for real food in their regular diet.

Sugary drinks, such as sodas, contain phosphorous that actually causes depletion in the bones. Girls who consume excess sodas while growing up are prone to breaking bones.

All that sugar increases tooth decay as well. The high sugar levels in the blood can cause disorders and even diabetes! It doesn’t stop there though. Within 20 minutes of consuming a soda, the acids in the soda start to soften the enamel of the teeth. Some dentists report the complete dissolution of the enamel of the front teeth of teenagers.

The acids in sodas create an imbalance of the stomach acids; prolonged consumption can be very painful. They dehydrate the body just like coffee, alcohol, and tea. Therefore, increased consumption can have an adverse effect on the digestive system.

Sugary soda drinks also contain high amounts of caffeine. Caffeine is known to be addictive and this upsets the neurobalance of the brains of growing children! Aspartame in some diet sodas is toxic to the brain as well as it causes great disruption in the endocrine system.

It all begins at home and it’s up to you to use this information to keep your children healthy.

Fashion News

5 changes in your daily living that will reduce cholesterol.

5 changes in your daily living that will reduce cholesterol.

Cholesterol has long been identified as an enemy of the heart. But now we know a lot about how to defeat it. You can improve your cholesterol with medications. However, there are some other more natural ways to defeat it. The following are 5 changes that you can make to your daily living to reduce…

Toxic Ingredients in Your Deodorant
Toxic Ingredients in Your Deodorant
One of the things that you put on every day is deodorant. However, did you know that there are toxic ingredients found in the regular deodorant? Whether it is a stick, roll on, or a spray, it is important to know the harmful ingredients found in your deodorant. Aluminum Aluminum is one of the main…
Peanut allergy cure – peanut flour capsules given to young babies
Peanut allergy cure – peanut flour capsules given to young babies
A California company, Aimmune Therapeutics, is developing the first treatment to prevent peanut allergies. Their study has reported success with the utilization of peanut flour capsules administered to young children. The daily dose of these capsules has increased their tolerance to peanuts.…
Kegel Exercises Improve Your Bladder and Sex Life
Kegel Exercises Improve Your Bladder and Sex Life
Kegel exercises were named after Arnold Kegel, a gynecologist who recommended them back in the 1940s, for women with urinary incontinence or reduced bladder control that can occur after delivery. This type of exercise is perfect for the muscles that support your urethra, urinary bladder, uterus, and…
Introducing an eco-friendly lifestyle to your child
Introducing an eco-friendly lifestyle to your child
Raising kids these days is a challenging process; especially when you want to incorporate social responsibility to them. Of course, we want them to live an eco-friendly lifestyle. Starting them early is a great move. Setting reasonable (and practical) rules at home is a big word for you and a threat…

News Gallery

Advertisement

RECENT POSTS