And it still gets worse.. Only being a small part of the problem specifically with our society consuming too much acidic beverages there are other beverages that can be many times more acidic than even bottled waters with a mild level of acidity. Many store-bought packaged drinks such as sports drinks carbonated drinks and energy drinks can have a strong acidic pH value rather than a mild acidic pH value with various bottled waters. Making these types of beverages hundreds if not thousands of times more acidic. By having a stronger acidity these beverages can also have a higher potency of toxins oxidants and free-radicals which can cause cellular damage. A primary reason why these beverages can be so strong in acidity is because of many unnatural ingredients such and various sugars and acids.
This preservative can lead to DNA damage which can eventually lead to Parkinson s disease or cirrhosis of the liver. 2. Wine Coolers. Wine coolers are sugary summer beverages you should be avoiding this summer. Wine coolers are a very popular summer beverage; especially for those who do not particularly enjoy the taste of alcohol. These drinks are designed to taste more like a fruit juice than alcohol. This makes these beverages a very popular drink while relaxing on a hot summer day. However this sweet taste does come at a cost to your health. In order to make these beverages taste extremely sweet manufacturers typically add fruit juice and sugar to these drinks to wine. The wine used to make these drinks are typically the cheapest grade available. In fact some wine coolers are not even made from wine but a malt instead. Wine coolers are packed full of artificial food colorings artificial flavorings and artificial sweeteners.
With interest in these kinds of products higher than ever the future looks bright for this category. The 1990s fueled a health and lifestyle revolution that resulted in consumer demand for foods and beverages that provide both nourishment and good taste at the right price. The beverage industry with functional drinks has successfully met those desires by selling a broad range of products--juices energy drinks smoothies soy-based beverages enhanced isotonics enhanced water teas that fulfills a nutritional need. Claims for many of these drinks have not been proven and the amount of added ingredients is neither standardized nor identified on the label. And their safety -- optimal doses interactions and long-term consequences -- isn t known.