Choose your screen resolution: Auto adjust 800x600 1024x768


Effects of Soft Drink Consumption on Nutrition and Health
Luni, 26 Aprilie 2010 17:48

 Effects of Soft Drink Consumption on Nutrition and Health

  

Author: Mihail Robert - Theodoru

Teacher: Mînză Lidia

Institution: “Vasile Alecsandri” High School

 

 

        The term soft drink refers to a beverage that does not contain alcohol; generally it is also implied that the drink does not contain milk or other dairy products. Beverages like are Cola, mineral water or lemonade are among the most common types of soft drinks. Tea, hot chocolate, milk, cocktail are considered exceptions and do not fall into this classification.

Soft drinks (non-alcoholic) are liquids that are consumed to combat the sensation of heat and mostly for body hydration and that are why they are part of our daily life. Some drinks, such as stimulant soft drink increase physical energy and/or apparent clarity, speed of thought and stimulates metabolism.

One of the most consumed soft drink in the world is Coca-Cola, a soft drink produced by The Coca-Cola Company, made by coca leaf decaffeinated.

The distinctive flavour of “cola” comes mainly from a mixture of sugar, orange oil, lemon oil and vanilla, the remaining ingredients having only minor contributions. Producing company, Coca-Cola Corporation, is the largest consumer of natural vanilla extract in the world. Currently, Coca-Cola is the most consumed beverage in the world.

Fanta has its origins in Nazi Germany, when a trading ban was placed on that nation by the Allies during The Second World War.

 

T he composition of Fanta, for the same flavour, varies from country to country. For example, the European Fanta Orange has orange juice (in varying percentages), whereas the US formulation does not. The Australian version is 5% fruit juice, and South American formulations also have orange juice, especially in Brazil, where Fanta is 10% orange juice. These differences mean the taste of Fanta differs greatly from country to country, more so than regular Coca Cola, and may in part explain why the drink's popularity varies so much between different countries.

Effects of alcoholic beverages (especially Coca-Cola), that the human body may have it, can be seen easily by introducing a tooth or a piece of meat in a bowl with Coca-Cola. Results may be: meat color modification and changes of tooth shape.

In conclusion, the so called Diet soft drinks gained popularity. Different artificial sweeteners are used instead of sugar to give diet soda a sweet taste and some are often used simultaneously. Along with possible health concerns of sugar substitutes the effectiveness of diet soda as a weight loss tool should also be considered. Many soft drinks contain food additives such as food colouring, artificial flavouring, emulsifiers, and preservatives. Additives contained in soft drinks have major effects on the entire digestive system. Additives do not make soft drinks better for you. In fact, many doctors, health advocates and scientists are very concerned about the health and safety of these additives. Some of the commonly used additives come with some very serious side effects such as: headaches, depression, insomnia, hallucinations, abdominal cramps, allergic reactions etc.

 

Bibliography:

1. Physics Magazine “Evrika!”, year XIX, no.1 (221), January 2009

2. http://www.citynews.ro

3. http://en.wikipedia.org

4. http://www.scienceinschool.org

5. http://health.howstuffworks.com

6. http://www.epmagazine.org

 

 


Articole asemanatoare mai vechi:

Ultima actualizare în Miercuri, 26 Ianuarie 2011 15:46
 

Revista cu ISSN

Experiente de invatare generate de jocul…

EXPERIENȚE DE ÎNVĂȚARE GENERATE DE JOCUL DIDACTIC MATEMATIC LA ȘCOLARII MICI, ABORDATE DIN TREI PERSPECTIVE DIFERITE Marinescu Gabriela, Prof. învățământ primar Școala Gimnazială „Romulus Cioflec”Araci, jud. Covasna ...

Read more

Metode si tehnici de evaluare in ciclul …

METODE ŞI TEHNICI DE EVALUARE ÎN CICLUL PRIMAR   Prof. înv. primar Liliana Dumitru Şcoala cu clasele I-VIII Vitanesti, Jud. Teleorman          Combinarea instrumentelor de evaluare scrisă cu cele de evaluare orală, cu metodele...

Read more

Bunatatea te face mai puternic

BUNĂTATEA TE FACE MAI PUTERNIC Profesor, Camelia Butnărașu, Liceul Teoretic Emil Racoviţa, Galați O persoană bună! ? „Bună ziua! Vă scriu în speranţa că sunt gospodari care pot...

Read more

Proba practica la concurs pentru ocupare…

   ANEXA Nr. 10   la metodologie   PROBA PRACTICA din cadrul concursului pentru ocuparea posturilor didactice/catedrelor vacante/rezervate la clasele/grupele/unitatile de invatamant care scolarizeaza elevi cu deficiente de auz   Proba practica consta in:...

Read more

Plan cadru pentru invatamantul profesion…

Plan cadru pentru invatamantul profesional 2014   Vezi OMEN 3152, cu privire la planurile cadru pentru invatamantul profesional de stat cu durata de 3 ani pentru anul scolar 2014-2015.

Read more

Literatura maghiara in contextul literat…

LITERATURA MAGHIARÃ ÎN CONTEXTUL LITERATURII EUROPENE JOKAI MOR - “OMUL DE AUR” Prof. Rainea Adela Roxana Şcoala cu cls. I-VIII, Cherechiu, Bihor     REZUMAT Mor a fost avocat. Îl cunoaste în facultate...

Read more

Tie cat iti pasa de scoala?

Tie cat iti pasa de scoala?

ŢIE CÂT ÎŢI PASĀ DE ŞCOALĀ? Institutoare Teodora Pereni Nacov Liceul Teoretic ”J. L. Calderon” Timişoara Nouā, da, ne pasā de şcoalā. Cât? Sā vedem: am fost copii, elevi...

Read more

Personalitati culturale iancane interbel…

PERSONALITĂŢI CULTURALE IANCANE INTERBELICE   Profesor Miron Steluţa Otilia Şcoala Gimnazială Movila Miresii, judeţul Brăila    Oraşul Ianca se află în partea central – vestică a judeţului Brăila, în Câmpia Brăilei, cele mai apropiate oraşe...

Read more