6 Reasons Mountain Dew Is Terrible for You and Should Never Be Drunk Again

The world has observed the death of millions of people due to diseases breakouts, epidemics, malnutrition, wars, hunger or poverty. We all hate all of these reasons which lead to the death of a huge number of people. These issues are something which people working hard to get rid of, but some reasons of death become addition to people. One of such reason of death is Mountain dew which is consumed by millions on a daily basis.

The drink was invented in 1940 by Barney and Ally Hartman at Tennessee and named as Mountain Dew. The preparation of drink got a bit changed in 1985 by Bill Bridgforth and Tip Corporation of Marion took a right of production.

Then the organization was of  William H. Jones and known as it Tip Corporation that Bill which gave us the Mountain Dew, a favourite drink of many youngsters. Finally, in 60’s Pepsi-Cola took the right of production of the ‘green monster’. Today the following of Mountain Dew is similar to religious follow up.

One of such examples of addiction  of Mountain Dew is the Appalachian Mountains. The region has a common issue of Mountain Dew Mouth and the number of toothless people is far more in Central Appalachia.

Although there are horrible health issues due to consumption of Mountain Dew still people are continuing to drink it almost daily.

1. Mountain Dew has adverse impact on Reproductive System

There was a running rumor that consumption of Mountain Dew shrinks the manhood. Actually, the drink has nothing to do with your reproductive system. And also, the drink which comes in a bottle or can has no impact on the hormones as well.

Then how it is related to the reproductive system? Actually, the plastic bottle which act as a container of this drink consists of BPA. It is a layer of chemical which protect the bottle from the acidic reaction of Mountain dew drink with plastic. Now, as per recent research the BPA has a direct impact on the infertility rate. Other adverse impact includes-

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Reproductive system cancers
  • Changes in the beta cells in pancreas
  • Thyroid dysfunction

2. The level of acidic is far more than you can Imagine!

Can you just guess the acidity level of Mountain Dew? Well, Pepsi and coke have pHof 2. 5 while mountain Dew has it up to level 3. It is claimed by US National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health that the acidic level of Mountain Dew is way higher than any other soft drink.

3. Misleading Advertising

The advertisement is what makes people buy the drinks like Mountain Dew. The tagline of Mountain Dew suggest it as a ‘Game fuel’ likewise Red bull gives people ‘your wings’ and M&M put a catchy line as ‘melts in your mouth’.

There are a huge number of young people who are passionate about the video games and keep drinking the Mountain Dew while playing the favorite video games.

As per the report of Environmental Health News, an addicted gamer spends up to 12 hours a day and all the time he or she keeps drinking the soda or Mountain Dew.

There are not only gamers under the addicted list. The Honey Boo also promoted the combo of Red bull and Mountain Dew at her appearance on Toddlers and Tiara before her performances. This endorsement encourages many others to keep consuming the toxic drink.