Are Sodas Drugs, they are caffeine?!

Question: Are Sodas Drugs, they are caffeine!?
i heard in my health class that they are drugsWww@FoodAQ@Com

Yes they areWww@FoodAQ@Com

Not all sodas contain caffeine!. Strictly speaking, a drug is defined two ways as a noun:

an agent used to remedy a health problem


a mind or physiologically altering recreational chemical or agent used to impart a feeling of euphoria

In the latter sense I would say that your teacher (or presenter) is correct!. Coke, for instance, alters ones heart rate and caffeine can impart mild feelings of "well being"!. So I'd have to say yes!. However, in practical terms , no, one wouldn't consider caffeine as a "drug"!. Drugs of the latter defined type, are oftentimes illegal; A coke is legal to have (though coke isn't !.!.!.) and costs a tiny fraction of what recreational drugs cost!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

If you were to go into EXTREME technicalities, yes!. However, it doesn't need to be a drug to be bad for you, sodas are about the very worst thing you can drink!. To perform well athletically, I would recommend switching to water!. I haven't partaken in drinking a soda in two years and I have been healthier and stronger than ever!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Caffeine is a drug!. It is present in cola drinks, coffee and tea!.

I would be more concerned with the ridiculous levels of sugar present in most non diet soft drinks!.

The caffeine content in cola drinks is less than in packaged tea!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

as defined by the FDA ( a device , chemical ,or compound ,with physiological effect ), caffeine IS a drug !.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Yes!. Caffeine IS a drug!. Not as bad as cocaine and stuff but yes!. Plus soda has more than coffee!. By the way, soda is also disgusting!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Cola drinks and mountain dew contain caffeine!. Usually they have a little more than coffee!. Too much will make you hyper!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Yes caffeine is a very mild drug!.
It is also safe an league in!.!.!. lots of countries!. Like Holland!Www@FoodAQ@Com

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