These drinks can wreak havoc on your health.
Few can deny that soda sales have been getting stronger. According to Financial Times, Pepsi's brands have gained considerable ground in 2021, while Coca-Cola reported strong growth in the second quarter of this year. While these drinks continue to skyrocket in popularity, they can wreak havoc on your health.If you love to indulge in this drink from time to time, you have to make sure to keep an eye on how the drink affects your weight. 'All of us have a certain percentage and distribution of fa
linking certain types of body fat to conditions like heart disease or diabetes."Even though we can't see visceral fat, it's considered 'metabolically active' and is associated with numerous conditions such as increasing insulin resistance, hyperinsulinemia, glucose intolerance, high triglycerides, inflammation, all increasing risk of heart attacks, stroke, and type 2 diabetes," says Mussatto. "
Heart diseaseis the leading cause of death in the U.S. and about 34 million Americans (1 in 10) have type 2 diabetes, a condition that can lead to serious health complications if not controlled. Basically, an accumulation of visceral fat packs a strong wallop to our overall health."
Story continuesThis accumulation of fat also ties to other terrible conditions."The summative negative effect of drinking soda does not lead to a single entity," saysDr. Eva Gamallo RMT, MD, medical consultant at Sensible Digs. "Instead, it causes a derangement of symptoms leading up to what we call metabolic syndrome. This consists of increased blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist, and abnormal cholesterol or triglyceride levels." headtopics.comRead more: Yahoo Singapore »
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