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Too Much Cola Can Cause Kidney Problems

Health & Wellness  (tags: pepsi, cola, coke, coca-cola, illness, phosphoric acid, unhealthy, kidney problems, kidney stones, renal problems, renal failure )

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It is well known that too much soda can increase the risk of diabetes and obesity. But when it comes to kidney problems, is there a difference between colas and other kinds of soda? Colas contain high levels of phosphoric acid, which has been linked to

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Past Member (0)
Saturday January 26, 2008, 5:42 am
noted since I'm currently suffering from kidney stones and recently dropped all sodas because of this. thanks!

Kristy W. (180)
Saturday January 26, 2008, 7:24 am
Yep. I had kidney stones a few years ago and the doctor told me the primary cause was drinking too much dark pop. He said it had something to do with the chemicals involved in making it dark. All pop is clear or light colored unless they add coloring. I started drinking Sprite, or light colored pop and I have never had kidney stones since. Also, drinking water prevents it better than anything...but for those like me who love pop, go with sprite or something clear or light colored.

Ceci Blaugrane (563)
Saturday January 26, 2008, 8:27 am
Thanks for the comments, and for sharing your insights, Kristy!!

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 30, 2008, 3:55 am
Would you drink a cup of pesticides? What about a cup of chemical water? All your aquarium fish will die within a matter of minutes if you add tap water to your fish tank without also including a de-chlorinator to remove the chlorine. Doesn't that tell you something about the danger of drinking chlorine?

The manufacturers of sucralose say the chlorine in their sweetener will pass harmlessly out of your body too. What if it doesn't? How do you know your body won't digest it? Everyone reacts differently to individual chemicals.

Chlorine is a dangerous carcinogen, according to research on tap water. Chlorine in tap water results in cancer and many other diseases, according to researchers worldwide. So, if chlorine in tap water is a suspected carcinogen, is it safe to drink in diet colas?

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