soft drink

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A generic term for a carbonated beverage—commonly called ‘soda’ or ‘pop’—either artificially sweetened with saccharin or aspartame—average < 5 calories—or glucose, fructose—average 170 calories—purchased in cans or bottles or served from a tap
Adverse effects on health—peer-reviewed data: Carbonation is associated with dental erosion, osteoporosis, increased risk of fractures, and kidney stones; the sweeteners are linked to obesity and increased risk of type 2 diabetes

soft drink

A nonalcoholic beverage, typically carbonated and sweetened.
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These days, softdrink vending machies are installed almost every where even where people least expect them.
In the softdrink business, the small retailer receives and accepts a different level of service from the supplier than larger volume accounts.
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softdrink consumption has increased 300 percent in the last three decades.
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There are a few other tips you can follow to help cure a hangover: drink a glass of milk, stick to clear alcohols like gin or mix your drink with a bit of softdrink.
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Built highly profession work teams based on his training as a computer engineer and his marketing and communications experience at the softdrink giant.
I should also note that we bring new flavors to the market with almost no marketing investment -- let alone the hoopla that a typical softdrink company uses for a product launch.
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