Are You Pouring on the Pounds?

Think drinking soda is harmless? This video shows us otherwise. Just by regularly drinking soda or other sugary beverages, the average person can put on as much as 10 pounds per year. Add that on top of unhealthy eating and lack of exercise, and a person’s weight can be greatly increased.

Launched as a part of NYC’s anti-soda movement, this commercial outlines some of the biggest side effects to drinking soda. Their biggest focus? “pouring on the pounds.”

To avoid weight gain and other health risks associated with consuming soda, stick to water or other healthy substitutions instead.

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