Some facts you may don’t know about Coca-Cola!/PEPSI
Studies have been recently published by various NGOs, including the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), that the soft drink’s components are harmful for health
The caramel used in coca-cola to get its brownie color is not natural; its a chemical mixture containing ammonia and sulfites which, when mixed with high temperature, can cause cancer of the lungs, liver or thyroid disease, as well as leukemia and according to CSPI U.S. research institute, these ingredients may be carcinogenic.
Several tests have been conducted on animals to reach that conclusion.
2. Phosphoric acid, a threat to the kidneys and bones.
While other sodas use citric acid, Coca-cola opted for phosphoric acid (or additive E338). This is also the ingredient that gives cola its unique taste. But it can, according to various U.S. studies conducted over the past decade, cause two serious diseases:
-kidney failure, which affects millions of people around the world and grows a little more each day.
- Osteoporosis (skeletal fragility) in pregnant women, partly due to a drop in calcium and bone mineral density (BMD).
3. Aspartame, the sweetener that is controversial
Aspartame is a sweetener found in soft drinks called "light", especially in Diet Coke. A study in 2010 showed that aspartame could cause liver tumor,