Consumption Pattern and Health Impact of Soft Drinks among Young Students in Mahabaleshwar City

Sunny P Mathew

Abstract


According to the tentative data released by Medical Council of India (2010) , the increased consumption of soft drinks and aerated drinks creates hazardous problems like obesity , dental caries , calcium depletion form the bone , diabetes , tooth decay, eating disorders and neurological disorders among human beings specially in youngsters. The manufactures makes sweet and tasteful artificial soft drinks creates immense impact on new generation. By, continuous use of these soft drinks also cause low calcium level, low phosphorous level and high blood sugar level. This paper first elaborates the health problems could be arised due to large consumption of these soft drinks and also suggests that consumption of fresh fruit juice will be much better than using the above type of soft drinks and aerated drinks.

Key words: obesity, dental caries, carbohydrates, artificial soft drinks, blood sugar, consumption 


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Health; Health Impact of Soft Drinks; Young Students

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