Yes chips and other junk food share the distinction with soda for being MNV (minimal nutritional value) foods. But what truly bothers me about soft drinks are their bone de-mineralizing capacity. Most of these are basically nothing more than malted battery acid.
1) A human tooth kept in overnight in a cola dissolved in 24-25 hours
2) My dad used to travel to europe and had business associates there. At lunches he would drink colas instead of all the people who'd have wine.. They'd tell him.. mr. x u shouldnt be having so much colas..he was like why?
We clean our car parts with it.. its the most amazing de greaser.
Ive read a lot on HFCS.. and the fact that american obesity stems from it.