Sodas and Soft Drinks Directory
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.
Soda and Osteoporosis: Is There a Connection?
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.
The Benefits of Coconut Water
Everyone is cuckoo for coconut water. But does it really hydrate better than water?
Soda Health Facts: Are Soft Drinks Really Bad for You?
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.
Beating Your Craving for Soda
Learn how to beat your craving for soft drinks -- and why you should try.
Slideshows & Images
Pictures of Drinks With The Same or More Calories Than Soda
Cutting out soda to lose weight? Find out other drinks that have just as many calories.
Slideshow: Sugar Detective -- How Much Sugar Is in What You Drink?
Do you drink sugar? See how much sugar is in your drinks -- like soda, juice, and energy drinks. Learn how to find healthy drinks instead.
Slideshow: Sugar -- The Other Teen Drinking Problem
Do you drink sugary drinks? See how much sugar is in your energy drinks, sports drinks, and soda and why they cause problems like weight gain.
Slideshow: Surprising Sources of Hidden Sugar
Learn where sugar may be hiding in what you eat.