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.
If you're a soda lover, you need to be extra-vigilant about bone health. There may be a link between soda and osteoporosis that could be putting your bones at risk.