Essay about Tell me what you eat
As the number of oral health problems is potentially increasing due to regular consumption of carbonated soft drinks, there are some actions should be taken to reduce the harmful effects. These focus on educating and encouraging people, especially children and young adults to switch their beverage choices to a healthier choice of beverage. Moreover, it should be highlighted that changing the habit of drinking soft drinks during young ages is important because “children start consuming soft drinks at a remarkably young age and consumption increases through your adulthood” (Erickson). If the child is given the opportunity to be educated properly on his or her choices of beverage – which one is good and which one is bad for his health, the possibility of developing a healthy choice of beverage when he grow up is higher.
The education of negative consequences of soft drink consumption should address oral health problems such as tooth decay, tooth erosion, and raise awareness of changing beverage choices. According to a survey which was conducted at Georgia Perimeter College, most people (90%) know that drinking soft drink regularly can lead to dental erosion (Nguyen, “Soft Drink”). However, even though they are aware