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I do not drink sodas and am not overweight (or less than 5 pounds over) 13 21.31%
I do not drink sodas and am between 5-20 pounds overweight. 10 16.39%
I do not drink sodas and am over 20 pounds overweight. 2 3.28%
I drink 1 or more cans daily and am not overweight (or less than 5 pounds over) 10 16.39%
I drink 1 or more cans daily and am between 5-20 pounds overweight. 3 4.92%
I drink 1 or more cans daily and am over 20 pounds overweight. 10 16.39%
I drink 1 or fewer cans each week and am not overweight (or less than 5 pounds over) 7 11.48%
I drink 1 or fewer cans each week and am 5-20 pounds overweight. 3 4.92%
I drink 1 or fewer cans each week and am over 20 pounds overweight. 3 4.92%
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Old 03-08-2006, 09:33 AM   #11
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I was never overweight when I drank soda BEFORE my pregnancy.
After is whole different story. I doubt it's related to the soda though cause I quit drinking it for awhile and gained more weight.
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Old 03-08-2006, 09:42 AM   #12
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I drink about 4 or 5 diet sodas a day...but only sweetened with Splenda.
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Old 03-08-2006, 05:09 PM   #13
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I probably drink about 2-3 cans a day. I've been trying to drink more and more water as of late because I ain't getting any thinner.
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Old 03-08-2006, 05:14 PM   #14
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water, iced tea plain, v8 ... hot tea coffee no sugar ...

i save my calories for wine with the meal and an occasional micro brew out or a fine single malt.

at 50 you gotta count em all and I got none to spare on sugar and carbonated water w/ caramel colour! lol
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Old 03-08-2006, 05:24 PM   #15
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I drink soda and have never been overweight, but I try to make up for it by eating healthy, most of the time.
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Old 03-09-2006, 08:03 AM   #16
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I dont drink pop often but Im about 215 pounds and 5'11".
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Old 03-09-2006, 07:51 PM   #17
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I drink 5 to 10 12 oz cans of Diet Coke a day. I am about 30 pounds to the plus of where I should be. I NEVER drink non-sugar free soda.
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Old 03-10-2006, 11:53 AM   #18
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I drink a couple of sodas a year. We don't store any in the house, we only buy them when we have guests or in the summer my kids like ice-cream soda, but I drink it like ones every many months.
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Old 03-10-2006, 07:22 PM   #19
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Well, as somebody who drank at least 6 LITERS a day (it's a techie thing; and screw cans, the deposits add up too fast when you drink that much :P) for the better part of the last 10 years, I'm a pretty firm believer that there's a big correlation between soda and weight gain (I for one would never touch a diet soda, so the calories racked up).

I gave up soda on cold turkey on the first of the year after getting a rude scale awakening at a physical in December, and replaced it with cranberry juices, limeade, OJ and the like. I have not altered my eating habits in a dietary meaning one iota--if anything, I think I'm eating a little more calorically, as this winter I've eaten a lot more pasta than usual as I try to master the intricacies of Italian cooking, and as such have eaten less of my usual types of food...and I've still dropped over 30 pounds since the 1st of the year. I've still got another 30 or so to go before I get where I want/should be, but yeah...the soda has definitely proven to be a primary culprit to how I had gotten over the last couple years as my metabolism started to slow (aging) and my activity levels dropped.
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Old 03-10-2006, 10:03 PM   #20
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OK, my category isn't there. I drink less than one per day but more than one per week. Where do I fit Z?
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