The studies have shown that the soft drink consumption increases during warmer seasons such as summer and spring. People adore spending the time at the seaside, drinking a cola with ice and lemon or a fruit juice.
A special category of soft drinks is represented by the sport drinks. Sports drinks are especially made for people who practice sport and do a lot of physical effort. They contain mineral salts which are able to compensate the water lost through the process of sweating with. It can be said that these drinks formula was designed to compensate the rapid loss of fluids and minerals through sweating, while providing an instant energy source. On the other hand, the category of energy drinks represents those soft drinks with high caffeine content and other energy ingredients such as taurine, guarana or ginseng.
The juices are soft drinks which contain 100% fruit or vegetables without having to add other ingredients, except some vitamins and minerals. The juices do not contain sugar or other sweeteners, but only those that come naturally from fruit. The consumption of juice provides some of the vitamins, minerals and enzymes which are daily recommended for a healthy diet. Also, the experts noted that people have the habit of consuming soft drinks when they are very relaxed. That is the reason why when people go to the cinema they tend to buy soft drinks and popcorn.
There are countries which consume a greater quantity of soft drinks. An example of such countries is the United Arab Emirates. This country is visited every year by many tourists, who come here for having fun and who use to consume soft drinks during their meal. The alcoholic drinks are usually reserved for the late parties. The producers of soft drinks in the United Arab Emirates are appreciated for their quality products, both in the country and abroad.
Unlike alcoholic drinks, the soft drinks are highly recommended even for people who suffer from various ailments. But it should be kept in mind that usually the soft drinks contain large amounts of sugar that can harmful for those who suffer from diabetes.