Drinking soda could be linked to a higher risk of cancer, judging from a new study. But here’s the more surprising part: so could fruit juices.
“Mountain Dew” was originally slang for mountain-brewed moonshine. And the soda was originally sold as a whiskey chaser.
In 1993, Coca-Cola created a soda for the dystopian future, called OK Soda, which came with its own manifesto, and the slogan, “Everything is going to be OK.”
7-up, a popular soda, once contained Lithium. The popular beverage once contained the mood stabilizing drug, which is still widely used today in treatment of mood disorders. Lithium (#4 on the Periodic table) has a molecular mass of “7” and is a mood stabilizer for schizophrenia, major depressive disorder, and bipolar disorder – essentially “Up” your mood. Thus the brand name “7-UP.” The drug was removed from the formulation in 1950.
Five-year-olds that have four or more servings of soda daily are 100% more aggressive than those five-year-olds that don’t drink any soda according to a study by Columbia University.