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- n. Plural form of soft drink.
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As noted in DeNoon’s article, data collected over an eight-year period of time by researchers at the Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas, indicates that those who consume diet soft drinks have the following increase in risk for becoming overweight or obese:
Private minibars with soft drinks are already stocked next to the seat.
They sold a hundred and eighty-two icecreams at a shilling each and three hundred and forty-one soft drinks at sixpence.
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Previously, soft drinks were sweetened with sugar or corn syrup, but modern soft drinks are often flavored with high-fructose corn syrup.
High-fructose corn syrup is a sweetener that is used in place of sugar in everything from soft drinks to salad dressing, and even bread and soup.
It is estimated that soft drinks contribute around 8 percent of our total calorie intake, and about 63 percent of us drink them regularly, despite the increased availability of no-calorie options.