We all have used them at a certain point. We all love them. They are convenient, they are comfortable and they provide fresh, clean, crisp water for you and your family. The danger of bottled water are not immediately apparent when you first purchase it. Isn’t that funny though? The bottled water industry and the plastic industry decided to take our natural resources, bottle them and then sell them back to us for billions of dollars of profit! It’s great! Well. Not so much. In fact this makes me angry that they would do such a thing. So there are a few things that I want to discuss in this post. I will not go into too much depth with the fill-yourself style bottled water , also known as water canisters or canteens. However, I’m more going into the cases of bottled water that are disposable when done. Read more →
Let’s be afraid of everything. Let’s just hide under our desks and prepare for the catastrophe. Well, not really, but you may want to think twice about consuming that Coca Cola every day. Their marketing is superb and the drink really does make you feel good. That irresistible, crisp, refreshing pop you hear when you open that cap. When you take your first sip, you know you have reached bliss. Ok, now I’m getting ahead of myself. Recently, Coca Cola put out a statement saying that the ingredients found in their diet beverages are not harmful. Could it be because of the movement towards more suitable beverages that don’t contain 50 ingredients to make it taste good. Hmmm, like water? Anyway, Coca Cola is saying that their artificial sweetener, aspartame, is not harmful and in no way causes any of the effects that other sites claim. Let’s take a further look. What is the Danger of Coca Cola? Let’s proceed with the Dangers of Coke.
It’s the ingredients. I’m not going to go in anything that hasn’t been proven. There have been arguments, though, that the acidity in Coke has been shown to be quite high in some studies. The acidity argument, however, has been overturned in court though it is still something worth noting. Again, thankfully we have our politicians dictating our health benefits and what is or is not dangerous for us. Good thing with the slam of the gavel things can be rendered safe and non-toxic. One other note. Coca Cola was also accused of not filtering out pesticides that can cause several diseases in their products in India. But, that’s their international market…who cares right?