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  1. 1. Introduction To Soft Drinks:  The first marketed soft drinks (non-carbonated) in the Western world appeared in the 17th century.  They were made from water and lemon juice sweetened with honey.  They are called "soft" in contrast to "hard drinks“  May have small amount of alcohol (<0.5%)
  2. 2. What Is Soft Drink? “A soft drink is a drink that contains no alcohol but is usually referred to as a sugary drink .” OR “Sweetened water based beverage usually with balancing acidity” A soft drink is:  Non alcoholic beverage.  Carbonated water.  Sweetened by the addition of sugar.  Is flavored and coloured.
  3. 3. Categories Of Soft Drinks: 1.Carbonated Soft Drinks: Contain carbon dioxide. e.g.: Pepsi, Coke, Fanta etc. 2.Non Carbonated Soft Drinks: No carbon dioxide. e.g.: Juices, Nectars, Squashes, etc. Types of soft drinks: 1.Ready to drink(RTD): e.g., all Colas and Juices 2.Dilute-to-taste: e.g., all Syrups and Squashes
  4. 4. Benefits Of Ingredients In Soft Drinks: 1.Carbonated water:  To treat constipation.  To settle an upset stomach.  To ease nausea. 2.Kola:  Appetite suppression.  Aids in digestion.  Used for treating migraine headaches.
  5. 5. Continued 3. Sodium:  Muscle contraction.  Keep calcium in the blood. 4.Caffeine:     Increase in muscle strength. Reduction of asthma attacks. Contribution to weight loss. Increase metabolism
  6. 6. Some More Benefits of soft drinks  Soft drinks are usually absorbed more readily than water.  Can replace lost salts and energy quickly.  Are rapidly thirst quenching.  Are source of energy.
  7. 7. Effect of soft drinks (causes) Weight Gain & Obesity Drinking a single 330 ml can a day of sugary drinks translates to more than 4.9kgs of weight gain every month.
  8. 8. Risk of Osteoporosis soft drinks may also increase the risk of osteoporosis , especially in people who drink soft drinks instead of calcium-rich milk
  9. 9. Dental Caries and Erosion Soda eats up and dissolves the tooth enamel. Researchers say that soft drinks are responsible for doubling or the incidence of tooth decay.
  10. 10. High Caffeine Content High doses of caffeine can cause irritability, restlessness, tension, insomnia, high blood pressure, irregular heartbeat and other side effects. Toxins – Aspartame The poison in diet soda is an artificial sweetener aspartame . There are over 92 different health side effects associated with aspartame consumption
  11. 11. Danger incident  Two months ago, there was a competition in Delhi university “who can drink most coke?” The winner drank 8bottels and died on the spot because of too much of carbon dioxide in blood and not enough oxygen. From then on principle banned all the soft drinks from university canteen.  Some one put a broken teeth in Pepsi bottle and left it for 10days it got dissolved! Teeth and bones are the only organ that stay intact even after years of death.
  12. 12. Most common soft drinks in India  Agua Blue (Natural Mineral Water By LR Beverages Pvt Ltd)  Banta (lemon-flavored soft drink  Campa Cola (popular Indian soda introduced in 1977)  Cloud 9 (energy drink)  Frooti (mango-flavored drink from Parle Agro)  Grappo Fizz  Juicila (Powdered Soft Drink Concentrate available in Orange, Mango, Lemon, Cola, Masala, Jaljira )  Limca (lemon-lime soda)
  13. 13.  LMN (lemon drink produced by Parle Agro)  Duke's Mangola (mango drink from Dukes bought by PepsiCo)  Duke's Lemonade  Maaza (mango drink from Parle bought by Coca-Cola)  Rasna (powdered soft drink)  Real (fruite juice from Dabur)  Red bull (energy drink)  Thums Up (Cola drink from parle Argo then bought by coca cola)
  14. 14. Reasons why people take soft drinks?  It’s Very Tasty!  It's Everywhere!  Convenience, "Grab-n-Go"!  Promotion and Advertising  Soda Habit  It Is Cheap  Thirst  Caffeine Addiction
  15. 15. By :MADHULA.S 3 RD b.Sc( B.G.B)