brands like Coca Cola and Pepsi are doing great business by selling carbonated beverages across the globe. However, these carbonated beverages are known to harm your body in the long run, if taken in large amounts. Carbonated beverages are high on carbon dioxide that creates the fizz and bubble in your drinks. These beverages are quick thirst quenchers loved by several people. Decades back these carbonated drinks were known as healthy but today they are labeled as junk and harmful to your body. Carbonated beverages have several effects on your body including stomach.
You shall find the health conscious calling these carbonated beverages as poison. There are people who are urging to ban them as it does no good. Kids and many adults simply love the fizzy drink and cannot get over it. Often its ill effects are neglected by large number of people who are addicted to it. These beverages are acidic and can actually clean your toilet seat. Can you imagine what a bad effect it can have on your stomach? As per studies conducted carbonated beverages are most acidic drinks amongst all. However, this fact is not given much of publicity as it can affect the business of several companies.
Acid can never have a good effect on your stomach. It is a complete myth that carbonated beverages can treat an upset stomach. Also carbonated beverages are high on sugars, calories and other additives that can prove harmful for your stomach. As per research conducted, it has been proved that intake of carbonated beverages can cause osteoporosis which is a disease of bones, these drinks can also cause irritation in your stomach, and hasten the decay your teeth. Carbonated drinks absorb calcium from the blood, depriving you of the same. Some beverages are also high on salt that can cause dehydration.
Indulging in too much carbonated beverages can increase the acid in your stomach. This can later result in esophagus cancer. Some carbonated beverages have caffeine in limited quantities. Caffeine is unhealthy and causes insomnia and other health problems. Acid present in stomach can dissolve the tissues as well. Too much of carbonated beverages results in cell mutation that can pose a high risk. These drinks can also result in obesity, as it is high on calories.
Burping after drinking carbonated beverage can relive you of gas; however, it cannot protect you from any diseases. In America, teenagers are more addicted to carbonated drinks and thus have a high risk of stomach problems. Acid can burn your skin, and you can very well imagine what effect it will cause on your stomach. Limited drinking of carbonated beverage is fine; however, there is no evidence that limited quantity may not show harmful effects on your body.
Indulging in flavored carbonated water that contains preservatives and fruit syrups are fine to quench your thirst. Too much carbonated beverages can prove fatal in the near future and it is best to stay away from them. Juices and water are better sources to quench thirst and also get some vitamins and nutrients. So the next time you feel thirsty, try out a glass of juice or water and feel the difference.