If a person drinks 1 can of soda a day, they can gain 15 pounds a year. Imagine that over 2-3 years!
The extra calories and sugar in sugar sweetened beverages cause unnecessary weight gain. Your body does not know what to do with the excess sugar it gets from the drinks and immediately turns it in to fat.
Sugar sweetened beverages can be soda, juice, sports drinks, energy drinks, ice tea, coffee drinks and many more
The way that our brain processes sugar in a way that can be easy to become addicted to it.
The American Heart Association recommends that the maximum amount of added sugar you should get a day is