Economic Article Analysis
Consumption of sugary soft drinks has led to many different types of diseases and health issues for the population.
“Many studies link consumption of sugary soft drinks (including non-carbonated beverages) to serious health consequences. One of these is heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States and one of the most costly. Unfortunately, according to a recent Gallup survey nearly half of all Americans drink at least a glass of soda a day while the average consumption is 2.5 glasses. While diet drinks are popular, most soda drinkers still favor the regular sugary variety. All of this suggests that population wide reductions in sugary drink ...view middle of the document...
The truth is that sugary soft drinks causes more dehydration and like a drug will cause withdrawals. This will cause more health issues and obesity because the exercise is decreasing as an overall average within the population among adults and children.
The demand for these sugary soft drinks is associated with the media and the availability of these products. Any middle school or high school in the United States has a soda machine if not many different soda machines. This availability to the students and children of the United States has encouraged the consumption trend of soft drinks. This in return has caused dieses for the children later in life. The availability within every store of a sugary soft drink has caused the demand to rise.
The supply for the sugary soft drink has increased due to the consumption of the drinks by so many adults and children. These drinks are sold at any given location from a gas station on the corner to the local Wal-Mart in the city. The demand for the soft drinks has stayed the same, but due to so many different retail stores selling the product, the supply has risen to supply the stores.
Sugary soft drinks are an...