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What're the dangers of drinking diet soda with aspartame or splenda?

What're the dangers of drinking diet soda with aspartame or splenda?

MANY DANGERS: Aspartame & other artificial sweeteners are toxic, should not have been approved &are very hazardous.They have many side effects & cause obesity!see http://www.Sweetpoison.Com/ & http://articles.Mercola.Com/sites/articles/archive/2009/10/13/artificial-sweeteners-more-dangerous-than-you-ever-imagined.Aspx & http://www.Eruptingmind.Com/the-dangers-of-artificial-sweeteners i never eat these chemicals. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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I drink 2 to 4 liters of (caffeine-free) diet soda each day as my primary/sole source of liquid in take. Is this a dangerous or unhealthy choice?

I drink 2 to 4 liters of (caffeine-free) diet soda each day as my primary/sole source of liquid in take. Is this a dangerous or unhealthy choice?

See previous answer: It could be a healthy choice depending on what your other choices might be. Drinking beer? Much better. Drinking water? Not so much. Drinking sugar sweetened soda? Way too many calories in 2 liters of soda. I would consider this amount of soda, juice, coffee or milk excessive. Moderation in all things. ...Read more

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Is diet soda unhealthy?

Is diet soda unhealthy?

Better choices: And we can't say that diet soda IS healthy! Drinking a can or two of diet soda a day is not likely to hurt you. The small amount of artificial sweeteners and chemicals in one or two are likely harmless. But don't think it will really help you lose weight...many studies have shown this isn't the case. There are many healthier choices, mostly WATER:) ...Read more

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How bad is diet soda for you body?

How bad is diet soda for you body?

REALLY BAD!!!: Diet soda is extremely toxic & one of the least healthy "foods" you can ingest. The chemical sweeteners can cause a myriad of serious health problems & are proven to cause weight gain. Anyone interested in being healthy should never drink these! see http://kimberlysnyder.Net/blog/2011/12/01/8-dangers-of-diet-soda/ also see comment for new info that these drinks may increase risk of cancer! ...Read more

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Is it possible to overdose on diet soda?

Is it possible to overdose on diet soda?

Really no, but can!: Who would overdose on diet soda? No ingredient would be toxic. However, drinking any fluids very quickly in extremely large amounts have been known to causes "rupture" of the stomach. Very rare, but can occur. ...Read more

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Help I feel like in addicted to diet soda?

Help I feel like in addicted to diet soda?

Like anything that: is addictive, stopping cold turkey may not be a good idea. Taper off. If you drink six servings a day, tomorrrow drink five, slowly decrease until you are no longer drinking it. ...Read more

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Is diet soda more or less healthy than regular?

Sugar vs Artificial: The question is ...Is the sugar better for you than the artificial sweeteners? I would chose water myself. There is so much junk in the soda besides the sugar and artificial sweeteners that i would stay away for the most part. ...Read more

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How harmful for your health is diet soda for you?

How harmful for your health is diet soda for you?

VERY: It causes a change in brain chemistry known as "excitotoxicity". Too difficult to explain but suffice it to note the part of the word "toxic". ...Read more

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Can diet soda make you gain weight? What are the cons

Can diet soda make you gain weight? What are the cons

Yes: The artificial sweeteners increase your appetite and you crave more foods. Also, they may have other potential side effects with prolonged use. ...Read more

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