6 reasons that'll make you stop drinking soda today

ugly teeth from drinking soda

1. Gives you ugly teeth (see the picture above)

2. You wouldn't drink toilet bowl cleaner would you?

3. Soda (even diet soda) makes you fat

4. Makes it harder to lose weight but…

5. Do you like Cancer?

6. Starting today you'd lose 1 pound a week

weight loss from not drinking soda
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How you can use water to make you stop drinking soda

Although water won't necessarily curb your soda addiction…

2 steps I personally followed to stop drinking soda…

Step 1: Slowly stop drinking soda

Each week you want to drink less & less soda until you stop completely and the best way to do this is to…

Start off the first week drinking 1/4 or a quarter less sodas than you do now - so for example…

If you're drinking 10 sodas now… You would drink 7 sodas the first week… 5 sodas the 2nd week and so on until you're not drinking any sodas at all and by the way…

When I say "sodas"… I'm talking about 20 oz. cans of soda so… If you drink 2 or 3 liters of soda a week - just remember about three 20 oz. cans of soda equal 1 liter of soda.

Use the calculator below to figure out how many sodas you need to drink each week to eventually stop drinking soda completely…

Type in how many sodas you're drinking now and click "Enter"
  • Drink 20 oz. cans of soda your 1st week
  • Drink 20 oz. cans of soda your 2nd week
  • Drink 20 oz. cans of soda your 3rd week
  • Drink 20 oz. cans of soda your 4th week
  • Drink 20 oz. cans of soda your 5th week
  • Drink 20 oz. cans of soda your 6th week
  • Drink 20 oz. cans of soda your 7th week
  • Drink 20 oz. cans of soda your 8th week
  • Drink 20 oz. cans of soda your 9th week
  • Drink 20 oz. cans of soda your 10th week

The reason why you don't start off NOT drinking any soda at all is because it's going to be real hard to do so and you may suffer painful caffeine withdrawal headaches and…

Cutting back little by little every week will keep the headaches from coming but eventually… You're going to have to detoxify your body and flush out all the toxins causing your withdrawal headaches.

Step 2: KILL your cravings for soda

When you're to the point where you're only drinking about 3 cans of soda a week you want to start detoxifying your body by…

Eating like this not only flushes the toxins out of your body but it also help kill the sugar cravings you have for soda and other fattening foods and guess what…

That's how I personally stopped drinking soda and this method may not be scientifically tested or researched but it worked wonders for me.

More Reasons to stop drinking Soda…



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There are 53 comments
Abi

I'm 17, I drink sodas a lot at college i only go there 3days a week n sometime I drink some soda at my grandparents, what can I do? Do I have to try avoid it and I drink water alot so do I need to drink water then drinking crappy soda?

December 07, 2014

carlisa e

I AM 5'7 AND WEIGH 200 POUNDS. I HAVE THICK ARMS AND A GUT. I HAVE PRE-DIABETES WHICH I AM AFRAID HAS PROGRESSED, I NEED TO LOSE AT LEAST 30 POUNDS. I AM TRYING NOT TO RELY ON PILLS BUT THIS WEIGHT HAS TO GO. I EVEN CONSIDERED EATING 4 DAYS AND LIQUIDS FOR 3. WHERE DO I START? HELP!!!

October 08, 2014

Nehemiah

Hi I'm 15 years old and I'm under weight. I was wonering how can i gain weight, I am 113 pounds and my goal is to get to atleast 130 pounds. Please help me Adrian, I would really appreciate it. Thanks

October 06, 2014

Adrian Bryant

go here to gain weight

October 07, 2014

marty

I am an older person, 63 and I have been drinking soda since my twenties. I am lucky it has not rotted my teeth out and I am not obese (5'6" and 132 lbs). My hips are large and my stomach is flabby. I had two "C" sections in my younger years and have had problems ever since. I plan to use some of your exercises and I quit drinking soda, cold turkey, a month ago. I have had no adverse problems from it. I plan to get a nice stomach back as I still have some good years left in me. Thank you for your site....I do drink LOTS of water now and green tea.

May 03, 2014

Lucy

Hello, just wanted to say thank you for your helpful site! Usually when I see posts containing content that warns just how bad types of food or drink are, I get frustrated because a lot of them go overboard. But I think that this post was insighftul and made a lot more sense to me. How do baby animals come off their mother's milk? They are weaned off it. This post outlined that stopping an "addiction" as such takes time, and realises that it is not easy. I also searched the net for sugar-free gum containing xylitol (regarding whiter teeth post) and am very pleased that the first site to pop up in the engine was Trident's. Now this reminds me of when my friend and I chewed Trident gum quite often back in secondary school. Would you recommend Trident? Around that time, another friend asked me "how do you get your teeth so white?" I thought nothing of it - just put it down to genes. But now I realise it could be that the gum chewing did have other benefits besides helping me to relax in class (very nervous person here); just had to make sure I was quiet and didn't get caught by the teacher (that would be an ultimate embarrassment for sure)!

The posts for whiter teeth and how to stop drinking fizzy drinks have given me the motivation I need to try to do something about my bad fizzy drinking habit. Especially since my dentists are constantly advising me to cut down. Funnily enough, mum has been on a mission to try to get the family to cut down on fizzy by hiding the six pack of cans, and only revealing them at the weekend so that we don't finish the six pack off quickly then go buy more during the weekend. Whilst I think mum's method will help money-wise, I think that all it does is make us grumpy and miserable (and slightly mad as we go on a hunt around the house for hidden fizzy drinks)! So I have faith that your method will allow me to finally give myself the upper hand over fizzy drinks! :) This post reminded me of a childhood best friend who never had fizzy drinks. Whilst at the time I thought it was weird and felt sorry for her missing out on the tasty fizzy drinks, I think it was a brilliant idea from her parents to prevent her from getting hooked on fizzy drinks. So mums, if you are reading this, maybe this will make a possible future battle between the addictive fizzy drinks and your child need not happen. ^^

April 05, 2014

Christina Dale

Our homeschool family loves your site. Thank you so much for the workouts and information.

January 16, 2014

Dawn

... did you mean 12 oz cans instead of 20? Or did you mean 20 oz bottles (which can only be purchased in vending machines -- 16 oz bottles are most common in the grocery store)? It's hard to do any of this when the measurements could be all over the place.

January 14, 2014

Adrian Bryant

just use whatever oz cans you are used to

January 14, 2014

B

It's a fairly easy concept: Don't Drink Soda.

February 09, 2014

dirtrokker4@aim.com

New drinking game... Drink one soda every time the word 'and' appears in the article above. Drink one Energy Shot every time there is a Grammatical Error. And...... GO!!

November 23, 2013

Ohwowlovely

Last winter I was around 135-140 pounds. I quit drinking soft drinks around February. It was really hard at first, so I replaced all the soft drinks I usually drank with orange juice, then slowly I started drinking pure green tea. By the end of July I was 115 pounds and I feel better than ever. So, who ever says that you can't lose weight by cutting off on soft drinks is rather stupid.

August 28, 2013

Nathaniel

There are so many grammatical errors in this article that I have cancer, now, so I think I'm going to replace this article, with soda, instead of any of that scare tactic bullshit you wrote. Honestly, what are you, twelve? You rival the Truth campaign in retarded scare tactics, you know that? So thank you, for hinting at the fact that, if I don't want to become a moron like you, I should, if anything, drink MORE soda. By the way, I drink soda like a fucking fish drinks water, and I'm 160 pounds, male, and there's very little fat on my body, WHATSOEVER, and I barely work out, so what's your response to that? Wait, never mind, I don't want to hear it. It'd probably be too grammatically fucked up to read.

March 09, 2013

Yvette

You and your abuse of commas should not be complaining about grammar.

June 03, 2013

NoSodaNoMore

So did I, until around 25, then the shit hit me like a freight train. Like anything, it catches up to you eventually.

September 05, 2013

Saxa

WTF, shut up crackhead. This is advice that the writer is giving. It's a suggestion and a damn good one at that. You don't HAVE to follow it. If you're in such good shape why are you even looking at anything in this site. This site is for people who are interested in getting better. Not for cocky punks like yourself. This advice will work for MOST people. While not all people, if they are a special case, but most people. So mind your own business and stop being rude to people who are just trying to help others. Freaking imbecile. And I can testify to this information as I am not fat. I'm 22 years old at 5'2 and I fluctuate between 122 and 118 lbs without working out. After I attempted working out for 6 weeks, I was able to get down to 114. But I did not cut out soda or change any of my eating habits. As soon as I quit soda, I know for a fact I will lose MUCH, MUCH MORE. My skin will get better and all excess fat should drop off. I eat bread once a week but I eat 3 big meals a day and am not shy about eating. So I am not doing all I can do to lose weight at all. But as soon as the soda is dropped I will be in the best shape of my life. I know this because I am studying to be a doctor and am also studying nutrition and this is common sense in our field. If you do not know what the hell you're talking about, you should not spit your two cents where it isn't needed unless you're 100% sure you're correct, or you just look stupid and upset people. Do not just use yourself as an example for everyone because you aren't everyone and the world doesn't revolve around you. So shut up.

December 07, 2014

Funny

Your post looks like you didn't even try to really put up any facts. I've lost pounds and pounds just by switching from Coke to Coke Zero. Artificial sweeteners making you more hungry? Well since I'm the one actually drinking it and your just posting things you Googled, who has more of a solid here?

People shouldn't be able to write things like this if the only evidence they have is other peoples say so. Write about things you've actually experienced and went through. This garbage about what things can and can't do is ridiculous.

Who is buying your panic story? I'm watching the weight come off and laughing with a diet soda in my hands.

January 18, 2013

Angelkt

Are you serious??? You are an idiot...do you know that DIET anything is NOT good for you and diet soda actually causes diabetics more problems than regular ???!!! I applaud Adrian for his courage and motivation to actually help people...most people don't have time to do the research he does so what if he cuts and pastes it is actually good solid medical info so who are you to put him down. BTW I am a medical professional who is finally feed up with you lay people thinking you know it all. Go ahead keep drinking your diet stuff and when it finally does you in then who will you have to blame ? I say KUDOS Adrian we love your spirit and keep it up!

November 21, 2013

Tiffani

I quit drinking regular soda in April of 2010. I lost 30 lbs by April of 2011. I stopped drinking soda because my doctor told me it was going to shut my kidneys down. I quit cold turkey. I traded the soda for the yummy goodness of concord graper juice and water, and within 6 weeks I was only drinking water. In June of 2011 I quit smoking cigarettes, cause I thought, if I can quit 1 thing I can quit 2 things. But I gained 20 lbs in 3.5 months from quitting the cigarettes! I couldn't stop eating, I traded the nicotine craving for the dairy & chocolate craving. I started smoking again and lost 15 lbs. I'm going to try to quit smoking again this spring, I hope I can't quit without packing on the pounds. I still haven't had a sip of soda since. If I crave it (twice yearly, it seems) I smell, -rather huff it instead of actually tasting it, since all the other people I know I drink soda. But the really good news is that since I've started drinking water, several family members have traded at least one soda per day to a 16oz bottle of water. And I urge anyone reading this to pay attention to their lower belly & lower back the next time they drink soda... if you feel any discomfort during or within 45mins of ingesting the soda... Stop Drinking Soda! Your Kidneys Can't Take It Anymore!

January 03, 2013

MK

I am working on quitting the soda now. Quit smoking earlier this year using a refillable e cig can order on line (Charleston e cig) stepped down the nicotine until I reached 0 that way I had no side effects. You do have to be mindful of what you eat when you quit smoking as your taste bubs were somewhat damaged by the smoking as they come back food taste much better so be careful how much you eat.

November 12, 2013

Baras

Just wanting to drop by and say quitting soda was awesome and helped play a part in losing most of my weight in the beginning.

I'll admit the nausea from quitting nearly broke me but damned if I didn't pull through anyway.

December 31, 2012

lisa

i am drinking an excess of 3lt a day!!! i have only had one glass today and already bam headache. i suffer from severe migraines at the best of times :/

December 04, 2012

Jade

HI,

Try and quit if you can. It can bring on migraines (I get them) and also heighten anxiety which can bring headaches. I quite cold turkey a few summers ago and lost a stone in 3 weeks. I am back on it but I am buying the small 250 ml cans and when I get the craving having one of them or a zero. Its crazy how addictive it is. Wish I was never given it as a child but hey it was the 80s.

March 10, 2013

VICTORIA GROCE

what do you do if you have CHF ?

October 25, 2012

Jinny

what food are we allowed to eat which is good for dieting?
And, when you're eating dinner/lunch how can you measure how much calorie you've taken? (I'm 15, and the average is 1500 for my age)

October 21, 2012

Isabel

Hello..
Im 13 and i weigh around 133lbs. Id like to get down to about 110 or 115 as soon as possible , any ideas how to make that work? Thank you very much!

August 08, 2012

Em

um I m Emily and i have have a BIG problem I drink 1 2liter every 2 days so in 14 days Ive drank 7 or more 2 liters.

July 27, 2012

sarah

im the same way exactly but i also drink alot of water i just love sodas to much to give them up...

August 05, 2012

Susan

A friend of my parents drank nothing but soda. She kept 2 liter bottles in most rooms of house. She had a heart attack that almost took her life. Dr told her to cut out the soda or next time she would be dead. Her oldest daughter was like her. She never drank anything but soda. She didn't make it to her 50th birthday. She died from cancer.
Just something for all of us to think about.

December 07, 2013

Whitney

Hi I'm Whitney. I'm 13,4'11" and I weigh about 95-100 pounds.my problem is my thighs.everyone at school calls me thunder thighs!i can't take it anymore!please tell me how to make my thighs thinner in less than 1-2 weeks.

July 16, 2012

Destiny

I'm an 11 year old girl and I am having a pool party for my 12th birthday and I am going to wear a boyshorts bikini. My birthday is on July 31st in a little less than 5 weeks and I need to loose this little bit of excess belly fat. I do boxing but I have stopped for a couple weeks and now I am 112 pounds because of my muscle gain up. I need some very good advice on how I can loose my little excess belly fat in less than 5 weeks. Thx! (:

June 27, 2012

Jessica

I have recently cut back on my sodas and use Seltzer water with a little real fruit juice or lemon/lime to curb my cravings. All the fizziness helps and it only takes a little juice to flavor it. It has much less sugar than sodas!

June 25, 2012

f soda

the info provided about replacing soda with protein shakes and gatorade 0 cal will only work with the proper diet and exercise fit for you. you should notice a difference in how you feel after you detox for about a week.

June 15, 2012

angelica

my reason is why i cant lose weight is mac and cheese and candy and drink and not water

June 05, 2012

Cyndi

I have quit drinking my beloved Dr. Pepper. I didn't really plan on it. Just one day I made it to work without stopping for my morning DP. Then past lunch, and so on. It's been 6 days today. I have wanted one, but resisting. I have been drinking alot of water. I don't care if I "see results"... I feel great!

May 29, 2012

Debbie

That is great... I drink to many Dr. Peppers too and I am going to start cutting back tomorrow.. I hate it but I have to do it... Keep up the good job...

July 17, 2012

Britney

that's fantastic! I'm trying to stop with the coca cola! Great job!

September 06, 2012

diego

I really need help to quit drinking soda im only 16 and can drink like 30-50 cokes in one day, just imagine one week. I run everyday for 2 hours or more and i drink water and im on a diet well was because on the weekends i go with family and there's coke everywhere and i can't handle it. I get tons of head aches,can't go to sleep well, and sweat alot from my face. If you have ideas email me diegotonyalvarez@gmail.com

May 21, 2012

Brian

R U KIDDING ME? Im not judging u but more amazed. So your saying you can drink 30+ 12 oz cans of coke per day? Thats fucking crazy!!!!

June 24, 2012

creed

how to make my belly small in a short time
i am now 296

April 27, 2012

Bea Cruz

I have completely stopped drinking sodas since February 22nd and still going. I am so proud of what I've accomplished so far..

April 19, 2012

Harriet

Yeah I don't know how u do it so hard I tried it once but I. Couldn't do it and I can't live without coke

May 17, 2012

Nelly

I agree. It is really hard to quit soda. I tried it once for a month but I didn't see any weight loss results so I went back to it.

Nelly

May 18, 2012

Alvaro

Thank you very very much... im trying to stop drinking coke... this is the last time, im pretty sure that i can do it!

welcome to Tijuana!

January 10, 2012

kimberly

I have a bad habbit drinking sodas and pretty much anything everything has sugar in it hard time to try to cutt off the sodas... helpfull hintd would be apericiated

January 04, 2012

Adrian Bryant

Have you tried the recommendations on this page yet?

January 04, 2012

demondrill

For me, I am 16 weighing 200 pounds and about a month ago i quit all sodas/pop. It took me 4 days to end my craving for soda. After the 4 days I haven't had a soda since.

October 13, 2011

aktar

hey bro this advice can help many peoples.try to create more.tanx bro

September 11, 2011

lisa

This is what happens inside you when you drink howtohacklife101.blogspot.com

August 31, 2011


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