What happens to your body when you stop drinking soda
Sugar consumption, obesity, and the associated illnesses is a hot topic across the globe. According to the World Health Organization, 13 percent of the world's population were clinically obese in 2014, with a body mass index of 30 or higher — a number that has more than doubled between 1980 and 2014.
Researchers, public health experts, and physicians have identified what they believe is a major culprit in the world's unhealthy consumption epidemic: soda. Yes that thirst quenching bottle of blue raspberry pop has been linked to gout, type 2 diabetes, heart attack, stroke, obesity, and premature aging.
Though drinking soda has such harmful effects, the science of soda cessation shows it can be reversed. Here's why.