One 20 ounce bottle of Coca-Cola (16.9 teaspoons of sugar) a day

coke classic 67.5 grams 16.8 tsp

16.15 tspConsuming one 20 ounce bottle everyday for a year of a beverage similar to Coca-Cola may lead to the following:

– up t0 26 pounds of increased body fat

– over 25% increased risk for heart attack

– over 45% increased risk for developing gout

– 4% decrease in bone mineral density causing an increased risk for bone fractures (teenage girls who drank one 20 ounce bottle of a dark colored soda were five times for likely to experience a bone fracture)

– over 50% increased risk for developing tooth decay and/or tooth loss

– twice as likely to develop type 2 diabetes than a person who consumes less than one soda a month

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