Health: There are concerns about diet sodas
containing aspartame, many of which seem to be unfounded, but questions exist nonetheless.
Prior says he was surprised by how little his health seemed affected by drinking 300 diet sodas
in less than a month, but that the real surprise was discovering a strong public opinion against diet soda
NEW YORK -- Americans bought less soda for the 10th straight year in 2014, with diet sodas
shrinking more than their sugary counterparts, according to a report released Thursday.
No association was found between diet sodas
or noncarbonated sugar-sweetened beverages and telomere length.
TRADITIONAL SODAS ARE EXTREMELY HIGH IN SUGAR AND calories, while diet sodas
are chock full of artificial ingredients and flavors.
The best human studies find that sugary drinks cause weight gain and are linked to a higher risk of diabetes, while diet sodas
(typically sweetened with aspartame) are not.
Study participants were randomly assigned to one of two groups: those who were allowed to drink diet beverages, such as diet sodas
, teas and flavored waters, or those who were in a control group that drank water only.
It is paradoxical that women are suffering from heart problems due to drinking diet sodas
," said Dr Rajeev Lochan, specialist interventional cardiologist at the Saudi-German Hospital.
Seems crazy that anything labeled "diet" can actually work against ya, but a new study reveals that people who drink two or more diet sodas
a day had their waist sizes increase at rates six times greater than those who ditched the drink.
Phosphoric and citric acid, which are common ingredients in many popular sodas and diet sodas
, alters the pH balance in the mouth and can cause tooth erosion over time.
CSPI and the scientists supporting the petition said that despite the concerns over artificial sweeteners, diet sodas
are safer than today's full-calorie sodas.
Cans of Diet Pepsi now list a mix of two artificial sweeteners, a pairing that is commonly found in newer diet sodas