It probably comes as no surprise that drinking soda can pad your waistline and cause you to lose your perfect pearly whites. But what you may not know is that a 12-ounce serving of fizzy drink today and every day is a like making future reservations for diabetes, osteoporosis, Parkinsons disease and other chronic disorders.

If youve been reading health magazines and websites for any length of time, youve read a litany of reasons why soda is bad for you. Its nothing but sugar water. Its devoid of any nutritional value. It leads to obesity and diabetes. But weve dug up nine other disturbing facts about what soda does to your body, whether its the side effects of sucralose and other artificial sweeteners or ingredients that can lead to memory loss. Keep reading to find out all nine reasons you should kick soda to the curb.

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