10 Industrial Uses for Coke Which Prove It’s Not Fit for Human Consumption
The worldwide recognized the most valuable brand in history and the most used phrase after“hello“is Coca Cola. There is even a claim that you can purchase a Coke easier and find it less expensive than to access clean water.
Even though Coke advertises itself as an environmental friendly and sociably responsible company, still the truth is that it should be blamed for pollution and water shortages.
Moreover, the level of Coke’s acidity is only one point higher than that of battery acid, which made many people to question the toxicity of this product, regarding to human health.
According to a study sponsored by the National Heart, Lund and Blood Institute, which included more than 2, 400 middle-aged white residents of Framingham, more than 1, 6000 of them showed no signs of syndrome at the first-year of the study. The researchers tracked the individuals for at least four years. During the four-year study it was shown that the risk of developing metabolic syndrome is higher for 44% in those who consumed at least one soda a day.
The individuals who drank at least one soda a day also experienced with:
- a 31% greater risk of becoming obese;
- a 30% higher risk of having a larger waistline;
- a 25% higher risk of developing high blood triglycerides or high blood sugar;
- a 32% greater risk of having low levels of good cholesterol;
- a trend toward an increased risk of high blood pressure.
A separate study has shown that those who drank one or more sodas a day had a 48% higher risk of having a heart attack or stroke than those who didn’t drink it every day or at all.
Consuming soft drinks can cause respiratory disorders like COPD and asthma.
10 Household uses for Coke
Coke may not be good for human consumption, but due to its extreme acidity can find application as an efficient cleaning agent.
Just to make things clear- a pH of 0 to almost 7 is in the scale of acidic, and from 7 to 14 is alkaline. The pH level of battery acid is a 1, and with pure water is a 7.
According to the tests on the Coke’s acidity levels, was shown that pH levels are as low as 2.5.
Read about the 10 uses of Coke as a domestic cleaner, which proves that is not for human consumption
1.You can remove rust by using fabric, a sponge or aluminum foil dipped in Coke.
2.Eliminate blood strains from clothing and fabric.
3.Soak a pan in the Coke to clean burnt pans and then rinse.
4.You can also use for cleaning your engine.
5.Soaking old pennies in Coke will remove the tarnish and make them shine.
6.Soak some oil stains from a garage floor in the Coke and then hose off.
7.You can remove stains from vitreous china.
8.If you want your toilet to be clean and flush pour coke in and around the inner part of the toilet seat and wait for a while.
9.If you want your Chrome to shine again coke and aluminum will do the job.
10.Soak a towel in Coke and lay it on the paint surface to remove the metal furniture
Undoubtedly, Coke has many amazing uses , but unfortunately is not fit for human consumption!