3. It is void of nutrition
There is no question that soda represents wholly empty calories. It has no vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, or fiber. It is simply water, sugar, caffeine, and chemical additives.
Diet sodas are no better, though they contain zero calories. Artificial sweeteners have been linked to several health problems, as we’ll discuss in our next point, and in fact may cause your body to react in the exact same way as if you’d had the sugar.