Despite the health hazards related to drinking soda, last year a Gallup poll revealed that 48 percent of surveyed Americans drink soft drinks on a daily basis. And among those who drank soda, the average daily intake was 2.6 glasses per day.
Seven percent of those surveyed claimed they drink four or more sodas a day. Rates of soda consumption were higher with young adults ages 18 to 34, at more than half or 56 percent.
We’ve listed ten cogent reasons not to drink soft drinks, or at the very least consider restricting consumption.
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