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Soda has been around in one form or another for almost 200 years. First developed as a medicine but later enjoyed as a beverage, soda is one of the all-time favorite drinks of Americans that can now be found in over 30 flavors. One 12-ounce serving of regular soda contains about 150 calories and 10 teaspoons of sugar (37 grams). Unlike some other soft drinks (such as lemonade), soda is carbonated. With home carbonation systems, concocting your own sodas on demand may seem like an appealing option. However, have you ever wondered what’s really in that refreshing glass of fizz?
When it comes to fitness, the autumn season is not traditionally a focal point for getting into shape for many people. Darker mornings, colder weather, tasty Halloween treats and calorie-laden Thanksgiving meals tend to encourage unhealthy habits that can make it tough to stay focused on health and fitness. Don’t “fall” into this common pitfall this autumn! Instead, follow this A+ AUTUMN Workout to stay on track through the fall season this year.