5 Effects Of Taking Carbonated Drinks
Drinks have an advantage such as helping to boost our energy level with the pleasurable taste they give. But they also have a downside.
The disadvantages are are bigger and can be long term. See reasons why you should desist from carbonated soft drinks.
- High-sugar soft drinks increase the risk of obesity by 60% and are linked to numerous health issues such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and osteoarthritis
- Soft drinks can negatively impact dental health, causing tooth decay and cavities due to the erosion of tooth enamel
- Drinking carbonated soft drinks can cause belching and heartburn due to the accumulation of carbon dioxide gas in the stomach
- Consumption of carbonated soft drinks may result in poor nutrition and a reduced intake of dietary fiber, proteins, starch, and vitamins
- Cola-type, carbonated drinks may reduce bone strength in women, leading to weaker hipbones.
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3 Cold Coffee Recipes By Hands Touch
Cold coffee is served chilled or over ice. It is an alternative to hot coffee, particularly in warm weather or for those who prefer a refreshing and cooler beverage.
To learn and master how to make cold coffee, watch the video below.
5 Side Effects Of Cold Water
Generally, water is good for the health. Cold water can be soothing on a very hot day but there are also potential negative effects, especially when exposure to cold water is excessive or prolonged.
Below are five possible adverse effects:
Cold water can cause vasoconstriction, which is the narrowing of blood vessels. This can temporarily reduce blood flow to certain areas of the body, potentially impacting circulation.
Prolonged exposure to very cold water can lead to hypothermia, which occurs when the body loses heat faster than it can produce it. Symptoms of hypothermia include shivering, confusion, slowed heart rate, and loss of coordination. Severe cases can be life-threatening and require immediate medical attention.
3. Increased risk of heart problems:
Cold water immersion can place stress on the cardiovascular system. Sudden exposure to cold water can cause a temporary increase in blood pressure and heart rate. For individuals with pre-existing heart conditions, this can potentially trigger cardiac events such as heart attacks, arrhythmias, or angina (chest pain).
4. Respiratory issues:
Inhalation of very cold water or exposure to cold water on the chest can cause the airways to constrict, leading to difficulty breathing. This response is known as a cold-induced bronchospasm and can be particularly problematic for individuals with asthma or other respiratory conditions.
5. Shock and stress response:
The sudden exposure to cold water can induce a shock response in the body, leading to an increase in stress hormones such as cortisol and adrenaline. This can result in heightened anxiety, increased blood pressure, and a temporary suppression of the immune system.
11 Facts About Coffee
Coffee is a brewed drink that is prepared from roasted coffee beans, it is one of the highest-sold hot drinks in the world.
However, there are some facts about coffee you have no idea about, but you’re in luck because Health Normal will be educating you about some facts about coffee should be aware of.
See the video below.
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