Soft drinks literature review

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More research on effects of soft drink would be essential since the two sides cannot agree on their validity. (Swithers, S. E, 2013). This paper will entail studied research while special attention will be given to its harmful health effects and questions like linkage of soft drinks with bone fractures that arose from previous research. Background Soft drinks have become part of America’s drink option. Enamel dissolution results from low pH levels, high volume of sugars and additives present in soft drinks. Carbonated drinks account for 65% of pancreatic cancer with intake on regular basis of more than 1 serving per day (Gardner, 2012). Equally important, research on the effects of soft drink on people’s health while creating awareness on their consumption consequences is essential to a population.

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Research interpretation The aim of this research is to indicate the effects of soft drinks, creating awareness through information sharing in users for a healthier future. User awareness has been neglected on this area, further research on the effects of soft drink is helpful when creating social awareness through public health education and promoting local health programs (Wang and Goldman, 2014). Retrieved June, 4, 2018 from http://www. org/health/topics/softdrinks/consuption/effects/schoolchidren/bronchure_  The authors are registered dieticians. They explain the various factors which are associated with the consumption of soft drinks by adolescents and school going children. They describe the psychological effects of the soft drinks that emerge due to excessive use of the sugary product and how they affect their behavioral nature.

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The diet has been discovered to affect and change much physiological and psychological nature of the children especially the drinks containing high amount of caffeine. The authors are public health professors with experience and professionalism in the field of health, they analyze in detailed manner the policies kept in place to curb the risks associated with the soft drinks consumption. They also write various responses about the policies in the journal which are applicable to the general public, this journal contain very informative scholarly work recommended to dieticians and other health workers seeking guidance on health effects of carbonated drinks. Gardner (2012). Nonnutritive sweeteners: current use and health perspectives: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association and the American Diabetic Association.

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 Circulation, 126(4), 509-519. They describe a clear analysis of the differences between natural sugars and artificial sugars and their health effects in the consumers’ body. They also describe the causative factor of type 2 diabetes in the soft drinks. The report gives the limelight to the negative impacts of soft drinks to the human health as a whole. Grimm and Harnack (2014). Factors associated with soft drink consumption in school-aged-children. Sugar has been described to have high carbon level which may lead to diabetes and high blood pressure among the population. The analysis has given the facts clarifying the hazardous effect of over consumption of sugary drinks. Ishak and Zaky (2013). Energy drinks: psychological effects and impact on well-being and quality of life—a literature reviews.

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 Innovations in clinical neuroscience, 9(1), 25. They explain in details various laboratory reports on the level of toxicity in the carbonated sugary drinks. The level of toxicity is high to the extent of being poisonous to the human health. The carbonated drinks have a high percentage of chemicals which overworks the kidneys in the process of urinalysis resulting to kidney failure. Some drinks have salts which may precipitate in the urinary track leading to kidney stones. Ministry of public Health Canada (2016). Health records from the ministry of heath have shown that 20% of youths have high chances of having low density bones as they lack natural milk in their daily diet which has high level of calcium responsible for strong bones development. Mytton and Rayner, M.

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Taxing unhealthy food and drinks to improve health.  BMJ: British Medical Journal (Online), 344. Mytton and Rayner health records Expert from UK non-governmental health organization. The authors are professional pediatrics and the content of the article is recommended to other scholars and students in the field of medicine. Swithers, S. E. Artificial sweeteners produce the counterintuitive effect of inducing metabolic derangements.  Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism, 24(9), 431-441. Wang and Goldman (2014). U. S Regulation on Taxation A penny-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages would cut health and cost burdens of diabetes.  Health Affairs, 31(1), 199-207. Wang and Goldman are health economics professors, they are advocating for introduction of taxes on the soft drinks to curb the burden imposed on the government due to high cases sugar related illness in the country.

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