Patient discussion about soda
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Q. Can you tell me which has the less amount of sugar. Is it sweet tea or diet soda?
I am 35 yrs old, diabetic patient. I am working as a steward in a club. As you know that I am charge of the table as a wine steward in a club, my work includes tasting the wine, tea, soda, juices, etc. As a diabetic I find it very difficult to control my temptations. I am not in a situation to resign my job because of my health. But I know the importance of health too. Can you tell me which has the less amount of sugar. Is it sweet tea or diet soda?
|A1||if the tea has an artificial sweetener in it- they are both the same. if it has sugar- then the diet soda. you don't have artificial sweeteners over there? if not- buy some and bring it with you and add it instead of sugar. and you won't have any problem drinking tea :)|
|A2||Diet soda, my friend. (So you are like a cat on a wall! lol). I know a lot of people like tea, but it’s at least as bad for you as anything they put in soda. I personally drink a lot of Diet Rite (which is a lot healthier than most sodas) and generic Crystal Light (which may or may not be healthy though I have not checked the sugar content in it. It’s better for you to ask your doctor and you may get a good suggestion. Stay away from sugar but not from your job!|
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