Persuasive Speech About Drinking Soda

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We all have heard negative things about drinking sodas such as consuming soda leads to obesity, tooth decay, and type 2 diabetes. Perhaps, you’ve seen the penny and coke experiment also called the penny cola penny. But, have you ever wondered what consuming soda does to your body after you swallow? We have the answer, and it might make you think twice the next time you reach for that carbonated beverage. First, let’s get some statistics out of the way before we begin. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends against consuming more than six teaspoons of added sugar a day. Well, a single can of cola contains approximately ten teaspoons of added sugar. Therefore, if you drink only one can of soda will far exceed the WHO recommendation.
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