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“Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are”, written by Anthelme Brillat Sararin, emphasizes the importance of food and drinks to a person. Have you ever thought that what you enjoy consuming everyday could turn out to be your silent killer? For decades, soft drinks have been always the favorite beverages of mostly children and young adults. During the past generations, carbonated soft drink consumption has been dramatically increasing worldwide in general and in the United States in particular. Amongst all demographic groups, teenagers dominate the large number of soft drink consumers. In addition to obesity and other health problems caused by excess intake of sugar and calories, daily soft drink consuming also leads to serious oral health problems.
As time passes, soft drinks, those cool and bubbly beverages, become more and more popular. Based on the annual soft drink consumption per capita data from USDA Economic Research Service, in the 2000s the consumption of 12-ounce servings was about five times higher than it was in 1950 (Jacobson 1). An average person, man, wo…
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