Essay On Diet Soda

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Diet Soda: Too Good to Be True? Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience to give up diet sodas and drink healthy beverages. Thesis Statement: Drinking too much diet sodas may increase the risk of catching diseases and produce dangerous side effects; therefore we should drink healthy beverages instead of diet sodas. INTRODUCTION I. Attention Getter: One of the easiest ways to reduce the amount of calories you consume a day is by switching to diet sodas. These sodas contain no calories, unlike their regular non-diet version, which often has around 150 calories per can. However, the issue with diet sodas is that some studies suggest that this no-calorie drink is risky and can be dangerous. A study looking at 2,564 people in New York City found that those who drank diet soda every day had a 61 percent…show more content…
First of all, Water is always a best option when you are thirsty. 1. Drinking a healthy amount of water is vital to your health. (11 Benefits of drinking water, n.d.) a. Every cell in your body needs water from head to toe. b. Take for example, brain consists of 90% of water and thus if you do not supply enough water to your body, your brain cannot function well, and you will get headache or migraine. 2. One of the benefits of drinking water is to help you to lose weight. a. Water plays a key role in the metabolic breakdown of proteins and carbohydrates and that's why neutralizing (burning) fat and assisting in weight loss is also an important benefit of drinking water. (Benefit of drinking water, n.d.) b. Drinking water reduces hunger so it is an effective appetite suppressant. c. Water has zero calories. 2. One more major benefit of drinking water is to help prevent and cure diseases. a. Drinking water helps to prevent bone diseases such as osteoporosis because the strong bone formation is related to proper hydration. (Benefit of drinking water,

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