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What 10 Cans of Soda a Day for a Month Will Do to You

December 3, 2014 by  
Filed under Articles of Interest, Blog

10 Cans of Soda

Those of you who have read this blog or have heard me speak in public know what I think about drinking soda.  I saw this article posted today and wanted to share its contents with you.  George Prior, a 50-year-old man, followed in the steps of Morgan Spurlock from the film Super Size Me, and drank 10 C

Cokes a day for a month.  He had heard that Jude Law had done the same for a role.  In doing his research, that the amount of sugar isn’t far from the norm that most Americans eat on a daily basis.  So he consumed 10 cans of coke a day – an addition of 1,400 calories and 390 grams of sugar daily.

The result – he gained 23 pounds and almost doubled his percentage of body fat from 8 to 14%.  He states that he didn’t change his diet much, so this gain can be attributed to the sodas

The original link to the story is here and a video he posted is below:


Bottom line – there are no health advantages to drinking soda.  As someone who used to drink 4-6  sodas a day when I was in college, this data is eye-opening and adds to the mountain of data showings that sodas are bad for you.  I cut out sodas from my diet a long time ago.  If you still drink sodas, I urge you to cut back, and increase your water consumption.  Your body will thank you for it.

To Your Health!

Dr. Harvey




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