Soda is the largest consumed beverage in America and on an average more than 44.7 gallons of soda is consumed by an American every year. It is estimated that every child is consuming 500 cans of soda per year which increases the child obesity rate by 60%.
many medical professionals from America are stating that excessive consumption of soda leads to obesity and the waist size of the Americans continues to expand. Every 1 out of 4 Americans consume soda every day and add 200 calories of energy to their body.
Excessive soda drinking will not only lead to obesity but it increase the risks of heart attacks by 20% in males, increases diabetes risk by 25% in women. By cutting down one soda per day, an individual can reduce his weight by 12.5 pounds per year.