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Is coke zero alright if you have type 2 diabetes?

Is coke zero alright if you have type 2 diabetes?

Unclear : There is recent evidence to suggest that artificial sweeteners may contribute to Insulin resistance. This is far from proven, but something to think about. It would make for a good discussion to read other health tap physician views as well and certainly ask your own doctor. We tell our patients that the only beverages necessary in their diet are milk and water. ...Read more

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I discovered I have type 2 diabetes and i know I have to drink water but just in case i want something else, what can I drink.Also is coke zero recommended?

I discovered I have type 2 diabetes and i know I have to drink water but just in case i want something else, what can I drink.Also is coke zero recommended?

Maintain: Adequate hydration with any liquid, the fewer calories the better. Coke zero is fine if you like it. Don't believe the recent misinformed hype about artificial sweeteners. They didn't understand the article and what it said, which wasn't much. ...Read more

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Is coke zero bad?

Is coke zero bad?

In moderation: Coke zero is a diet coke product that uses aspartame as an artificial sweetner. In moderation, it is not harmful. I recommended no more than two per day to my patients. Consult with your doctor to see if you have other conditions that would not be conducive to taking coke zero. ...Read more

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How bad is coke zero for you?

How bad is coke zero for you?

Not good: It is sweetened with aspartame and acesulfame K. Regularly drinking soda has been linked to Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Diabetes, heart disease & metabolic syndrome. Other possible risks include: increased weight, decreased bone mineral density (BMD) obesity, erosion of tooth enamel, mineral depletion & dehydration. If it contains artificial sweeteners & is used daily, this is linked to a ...Read more

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Could coke zero affect ketosis?

Unlikely: it does not have sugar. The sweeteners in it are neither very much nor in high amounts. Basically it is water with color and flavoring. ...Read more

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Is drinking pepsi max / coke zero bad for your diet?

Is drinking pepsi max / coke zero bad for your diet?

Agree w Dr. Fried.: Regularly drinking soda has been linked to Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Diabetes, heart disease & metabolic syndrome. Other possible risks include: increased weight, decreased bone mineral density (BMD) obesity, erosion of tooth enamel, mineral depletion & dehydration. If it contains artificial sweeteners & is used daily, this is linked to a 3 fold ^ in dementia & stroke. ...Read more

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What could happen to me if i drink coke zero every day?

Diet sodas: In a study which was supported by the national heart, lung ; blood institute, it was noted that use of diet sodas is related to ^’ed fasting blood glucose levels ; that the risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus is higher in people who drink at least 1 diet soda per day vice people who don’t drink them. ...Read more

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Please tell me what will happen to me if i drink coke zero evey day?

Diet cokes: In a study which was supported by the national heart, lung ; blood institute, it was noted that use of diet sodas is related to ^’ed fasting blood glucose levels ; that the risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus is higher in people who drink at least 1 diet soda per day vice people who don’t drink them. ...Read more

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What is the difference between diet coke and coke zero for diabetic?

What is the difference between diet coke and coke zero for diabetic?

None: Both contain artificial sweeteners. They are not particularly healthy but they do not cause any significant Insulin release. Despite the absence of any reliable studies to suggest a direct relationship otherwise, some people still claim they do. Avoid them altogether and don't worry if they do or not. ...Read more

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I drink about 1-1.5 ltrs /(4-5) cans of coke zero per week. How can this affect me?

Fine: 4-5 cans of soda a week should be fine. In a rare case, people have severe underlying acid indigestion/gerd/peptic or gastric ulcer disease, and drinking even a few cans be aggrevating. ...Read more

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I stopped losing weight when I introduced coke zero into my diet.. I thought it would be okay?

I stopped losing weight when I introduced coke zero into my diet.. I thought it would be okay?

LOSING WEIGHT/COKE/0: Coke zero is never going to help you loose weight, you have to be on a low calorie, low carb diet overall to lose weight as a matter of fact some studies suggest that zero drinks make you more hungry.So if you are serious about losing weight stop drinking zero or diet sodas and drink water, and stay on your diet, low carb low calorie diet and no sodas just aqua(water). ...Read more

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Is coke zero bad or any different the other diet drinks? I like it more than diet coke or cherry diet coke.

Is coke zero bad or any different the other diet drinks? I like it more than diet coke or cherry diet coke.

Diet sodas: Guess what? Diet sodas don't help u lose weight! bubbles are bursting! actually, all diet sodas except those with stevia--potentially negative health problems. We usually make up for the decrease in calories from zero calorie sodas by eating more "other" calories. Try to drink water, especially pH balanced water more on the alkaline side--ph about 8 or higher. I believe you will feel better. ...Read more

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I drink 1 can of coke zero every other day but on some days when i drink a sip it tastes extremely bad(weird chemical) taste.what can cause it?

I don't know: i notice that too sometimes. Occasionally a soda will have a definite "off" or funny metallic taste. I take it as a sign I need to stop drinking soda. If you find out why that is, you be sure and let me know. ...Read more

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Is coke zero ok for disbetics?

Is coke zero ok for disbetics?

Not as bad as Real: sugar Coke, yet people delude into thinking they can eat carbs (other sugars). Most Tx for DM in US: quite poor ($ paid for symptom Tx, not Health) despite much better options: LCHF foods (wipe out carbs, not LFHC), GlP-1 analogues (Victoza/Trulicity/Tanzeum/Invokana/Farxiga, etc.) plus automated glucose check every 5 min 24/7 (only 2-tiny-blood-samples/24 hr, DEXCOM), etc. Study MyAnswers &Learn. ...Read more

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Will the ingredients in coke zero/diet make you age faster?

Will the ingredients in coke zero/diet make you age faster?

I do not know: At this point there seems to be no adequate information to answer this question. ...Read more

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Which is less harmful to your health, diet coke or coke zero?

Which is less harmful to your health, diet coke or coke zero?

See below: Both have nearly the same ingredients, but to many taste differently, so comparatively same health effects. ...Read more

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As far as diet sodas go, is coke zero just as bad as diet coke or worse?

As far as diet sodas go, is coke zero just as bad as diet coke or worse?

Not much difference: There is little difference between diet coke and coke zero. Either will be satisfactory for diet purposes. ...Read more

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If I substitute coke zero for 2 meals a day I will lose weight?

If I substitute coke zero for 2 meals a day I will lose weight?

Yes,: Lowering energy intake will make you lose weight. Still need to make sure to take at least a one sensible meal a day and there will be a need for multivitamin intake due to decrease of food intake that may lead to some vitamin deficiency. ...Read more

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What's the true, bottom line story with aspertame? Is my diet coke or my coke zero killing me?

What's the true, bottom line story with aspertame? Is my diet coke or my coke zero killing me?

Maybe: Aspartame breaks down to formaldehyde in the body. Formaldehyde is embalming fluid. It could really be toxic and accumulating and cause major problem . All diet sodas are really poisonous and do not make people lose weight. The fail to satisfy the body's need for sweet and the person craves more and eats more. ...Read more

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