A glass of cold water can be less attractive but is a much healthier and better choice over cold drinks in terms of survival.

Caffeine, Sugar and Aspartame: Coca-Cola and Pepsi have been under lawsuits in some of the developed countries against using Aspartame which causes several diseases. 

Kidney Failures: Diet versions of Coca-Cola or Pepsi have proved to produce more impairment than the sweet versions.

Metabolism Level Decreases: A can of Coke can surely be tasty but it really decreases the metabolism and helps in destroying the fat-burning enzymes in no time.

Obesity and Diabetes: Obesity was never a major problem when Coca-Cola or similar products were not introduced. But with an advent of these products, a major portion of the population is turning obese

Reproduction problems: A research has shown that the cans of Coke or Pepsi are coated with such chemicals that may lead to reproduction problems with regular consumption.

Caffeine: Cold drinks also contain caffeine. Some of the side effects of energy drinks due to caffeine are Insomnia, High Blood Pressure, Osteoporosis, Infertility, Heart Diseases, and Ulcers.

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