“People across North America use different words to identify a sugary, carbonated soft drink. But however they say it, they're talking about something that can cause serious oral health problems” (Soda or Pop?). What are the effects of soda on teeth? That is the question at hand. All throughout the world, people are addicted to soda. Just as how in the past it was common to see everyone smoking around you, now it is common to see everyone drinking soda. It was not until studies came out about the effects of smoking that everyone began limiting the amount of cigarettes they smoked. People need to see the effects of soda on teeth if we ever wish for there to be a change in the amount of soda consumed. People need to switch to drinks that cause less damage on teeth such as milk or water. Maybe if the world truly knew the effects of soda and were able to visually see them, they would cut down on the amount they drank just as people cut down on smoking once they saw the effects. Every year, more people are getting cavities due to the soda eroding their teeth. Some people think that if they drank the sugar free versions of their favorite sodas, it wouldn’t be so bad on their teeth. However, sugar free drinks “are acidic and potentially can still cause problems” (Soda or Pop?).
This all can tie into sugar, sugar is addicting and our world today is useing sugar more and more. There is no warning label on it but there is living proof that it can cause all kind of disease such as heart problems and even cancers.
Many people think that there should be a warning label on sugary drinks. People think that because there is a lot of sugar in some drinks that there should be a warning label telling you that there is so much sugar and that you should be careful so that you run a smaller risk of getting diabetes or increasing the risk of a heart attack. So many people agree with this that some companies are thinking about posting a warning.
People can get very sick from drinking too much sodas or anything with lots of sugar in the drink. Many things can happen if you drink too much soda or anything with lots of sugar in it. The three most important things that can happen is Obesity, Heart Disease, Diabetes and other Heart Problems.The problem is with sugar is that if you still drink a lot it, it can cause your teeth to root and your liver can turn into a grotesque lump of scar tissue. In conclusion, sugary drinks should have a warning Label because people need to know what is about to go into there body and what might happen to them if they consume too much of the
In the article “Putting Warning Labels on Sugary Drink Would Save Lives, ” by Russ Lloyd, it talks about how if we put caution labels on soda it will prevent many people from drink as much sugar as they do. In the text it shows how if we put caution labels on soda then it will prevent many terrible things. First off, people can get many health problems from it. The article states, “Eating too much of it can lead to obesity and put you at risk for heart disease, diabetes and so many other health problems” (Lloyd 18). This shows, how putting labels on soda can prevent many terrible things because, people can get many health issues with people’s body. Also, sugar is addictive to most everyone. The author explains, “In fact, brain scans reveal
Sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) are a large source of fermentable carbohydrates, as well as a major contributing factor to dental caries. SSBs are both acidogenic and cariogenic. The acids released when oral bacteria metabolize sugars are intensified by the acid contents of SSBs, increasing the risk for ECC (Cheng, Yang, Shao, Hu and Zhou, 2009). Four to five percent of children in the U.S. are heavy consumers of SSBs (Han & Powell, 2013).
In addition to obesity and poor dental health, sugary foods and drinks can lead to other, more deadly health problems. Cancer is a major threat, affecting individuals
Lawmakers in California recently passed a bill to put warning labels on sodas to tell people how bad they are for you. There was also a law passed that said stores could not sell large sized soda to people but was shut down because lawmakers are not allowed to tell people what they can or can't drink. The reason behind putting warning labels on soda is they felt like it would limit people from drinking soda and they tried the same thing with cigarettes and more people now than ever smoke.
In a three-person case study, Dr. Mohamed Bassiouny studied the teeth of a diet soda drinker and two drug addicts and found identical dental erosion among all 3. When the enamel was worn away, teeth became more open to cavities and other problems. With a pH of 3.2, diet soda is very acidic (Meredith).
Sugary beverages suggest a poor dietary quality; they are loaded with added sugars and attribute to the body’s energy density. “A 20-year study on 120,000 men and women found that people who increased their sugary drink consumption by one 12-ounce serving per day gained more weight over time—about 4 pounds per year” (19). Through increasing the daily intake in trivial increments, the body substantially results in an increased BMI (body mass index) and an increased body fat percentage score. Another study conducted at Harvard found that a 60 percent increase occurs in children for each 12-ounce they additionally drink daily. (________) The growing correlation between obesity and sugar has led to further studies, and statistical data. Researchers have revealed that in total, “half the people in the U.S. consume sugary drinks; 1 in 4 get at least 200 calories from such drinks; and 5% get at least 567 calories.” It was additionally found that one-fourth of Americans are consuming more than 135 grams of sugar per day from soda and other sweetened beverages, which compares to people of the past who only had 10 grams of fructose a day (_____). Such a high daily intake of sugar and calories illustrates the risk that arises when people consume too much sugar; that is, sugary drinks result in weight issues and medical consequences.
The impact sugary sodas have on our bodies is known by everybody. But this didn’t stop people consume large quantities of sugary beverages. This is what the change observed in the consumption of such drinks appears to be curious. In accordance with the report, the average American has cut down on soda consumption by 25 percent in the last 25 years.
Advertisement and commercial industries portray table sugar, and other artificial sweeteners as fuel needed by the body. Though body and body cells need sugar as fuel source. The body mechanism is just like the case of engine, there are bad fuels which can destroy engine. Table sugar is just a bad fuel for the body. Several research studies have arraigned sugar first culprit for the epidemics of complicated health problems such as diabetes, obesity, heart disease and cancer. Worst of it, several research now ranking sugar as addictive substance as drugs.
Americans are not strangers to warning labels. They are ubiquitous, darning foods, plastics, medicines, drinks, and much more. Their purpose is to warn consumers about potential health risk that come with a certain product. Most warning labels only focus on one area of health, physical. Health, however is much more; it is mental, emotional, social, and spiritual as well. Why are there no warning labels for these areas of health? For instance, why are there no warning labels across the boxes of those so called perfect blonde Barbies? Barbie Dolls threaten young girls’ mental, emotional, and social health in major ways. There should be warning labels on Barbie Dolls because they set ridiculous standards, reinforce the ideas of racism, and destroy the self-esteem of girls everywhere.