Lady Who Drank Over 2 Gallons of Coca-Cola Per Day Dies

24th April 2012

By  Anthony Gucciardi

Contributing Writer for  Wake Up World

A woman from  New Zealand who reportedly drank as much as 2.6 gallons of Coca-Cola per day to fuel her ‘Coke addiction’ has died, and experts are saying that her serious craving for pop was a major contributor. The news could not come at a worse time for Coca-Cola, who has already been hit by both government bodies and consumers alike for their cancer-linked beverage. In fact, the Coca-Cola company made an  emergency recipe change  in March to remove an ingredient known as 4-methylimidazole (4-MI or 4-MEI)  that would have required a cancer warning labeling to be slapped onto the soft drink.

As it was recently removed to avoid the label, this means that  Natasha  Harris’ Coca-Cola excessive consumption was accompanied by the carcinogenic ingredient. In addition to  4-methylimidazole, Harris also consumed gallons and gallons of a liquid containing  aspartame,  high-fructose corn syrup, and 40 grams of sugar per can. When you perform some simple math, you can see that Harris actually consumed around 41 and one half 8-ounce cans of Coca-Cola on her heaviest binge drinking days. Further equations show that, at  39 grams  per 8-ounce can, Harris was taking in around  1,618 grams of sugar per day. To put that into perspective, that’s  1,598 grams more than the recommended daily limit.

According to expert Dr.  Dan Mornin, Harris  probably suffered from hypokalemia, or low potassium. Mornin  says that  this was most likely a result of her excessive Coke consumption, which severely affected her bones.  To answer the question as to how anyone could possibly consume such copious amounts of soda despite the serious health risks, it’s important to examine the research regarding sugar addiction. Not only has sugar addiction been labeled as the ‘new alcoholism‘ by health professionals, but a growing body of research also has found that it is actually as  addictive as cocaine.
Another health professional expressed concerns over the consumption of Coca-Cola and other sugary beverages,  stating:

“it is certainly well demonstrated that excessive long or short term cola ingestion can be dramatically symptomatic, and there are strong hypothetical grounds for this becoming fatal in individual cases.”

About the Author

Anthony Gucciardi is an accomplished investigative journalist with a passion for natural health. Anthony’s articles have been featured on top alternative news websites such as Infowars, NaturalNews, Rense, and many others. Anthony is the co-founder of  Natural Society, a website dedicated to sharing life-saving natural health techniques. Stay in touch with Natural Society via the following sites  Facebook  –  Twitter  –  Web


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