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.
Help for Soda Lovers
Learn what to do when you're a softie for soft drinks.
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.
Can Soft Drinks Be Healthy?
The idea of a healthy soft drink may sound like an oxymoron. But to soda manufacturers, it's the hottest trend in the better-for-you category of food and beverages.
Trying to Lose Weight? Watch What You Drink
Liquid Calories Add Up Quickly
Slideshows & Images
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: 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.
Surprising Sources of Hidden Sugar
Learn where sugar may be hiding in what you eat.
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.