Baking soda is a cooking product that helps batter to rise. This article discusses the effects of swallowing a large amount of baking soda.
Soda loading refers to drinking baking soda. Some athletes and coaches believe that drinking baking soda prior to competition helps a person perform for longer periods of time. This is extremely dangerous, and in addition to side effects, it actually makes the athletes unable to perform.
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