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Dangers Of Diet Soda
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Directly? No. Study:: https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/6796370 & all the links within. Key is what you eat, in total, daily, vs. what your body burns/discards. Several observational studies of people drinking diet sodas & gaining body fat have been published; reflecting people thinking they can eat more sugar/carbs given the ones not consumed. Sugar/carb industry supports negative ads/studies to support sales. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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