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For most people, an occasional soda is fine, but many people, especially children, are drinking far too many soft drinks. The sugar is the main culprit for causing health problems. Try healthier options such as water, sugar-free tea, a smoothie, or a number of other healthy options. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about soda, its health effects, how much is too much, and more.

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WebMD examines the facts about sodas. There are so many studies that the information can be confusing. Learn the real health effects of soda and diet soda.

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