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Diet Soda Vs Coffee
I'm going on a 96 hours fast only drinking Diet Coke, coffee, and water. Will I lose weight? If so, how much?
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
I've had dull headaches for two weeks. I'm exercising a lot and drinking more coffee and diet coke than water. What is going on?
Hi, I'm looking for a non-carbonated cold drink which contains caffeine to replace my diet coke habit, and get me through. I do not like Tea or Coffee?
Caffeine: There are many many "energy" drinks that are not coffee or tea or soda based --- got to be very careful: One to try which is reputable: V8 Fusion Energy Drink; a second one: VItamin Water Energy Drink. Shots and highly concentrated caffeine drinks can be "hazardous" ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I received gallbladder surgery 4 days ago and my doctor said i could resume a normal diet. Can i drink coffee, soda, tea, and eat chocolate & hamburgs?
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
For teeth - yes: Soda pop contains corrosive acids such as citric, malic, tartaric carbonic or phosphoric which, can remove calcium from tooth enamel. Without protection from the dental enamel, the tissue underneath is susceptible to cavities, root canals & even extractions. Sugar is an additional cavity causing issue, so consider rinsing your mouth after drinking soda, both diet & soda containing sugar. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Overall yes: Both have no or very limited calories (a good thing), both have bubbles, can be refreshing, but can also cause gassiness, bloat, etc. Sparkling water wins because you retrain your taste buds, so they don't continue to "crave" intense sweet taste. Sparkling water has no artificial sweeteners so you avoid whatever controversies exist re: short and long term safety. ...Read more
A sweet imposter: Although diet soda has no caloric value by itself, the sweet taste from it and caffeine are often addicting. Drinking diet soda/juices teaches your body to like sweet and when u don't have it, u tend to snack on sweet junk-foods, which are big wt gainers. Also, soda binds iron and calcium in your stomache/intestine contributing to anemia and thinning bones. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
NO!!! MAKES YOU FAT!: 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
No: Moderate consumtion should be ok.Get a more detailed answer ›