We’ve heard for some time about how unhealthy Diet Soda is. This new study shows it can lead to increased risk in strokes and dementia.
Previous studies have shown that drinking diet soda does not help one lose weight, it simply confuses your body.
Diet sodas are sugar free because they contain artificial sweeteners.
“Artificial sweeteners have more intense flavor than real sugar, so over time products like diet soda dull our senses to naturally sweet foods like fruit, says Brooke Alpert, RD, author of The Sugar Detox. Even more troubling, these sugar stand-ins have been shown to have the same effect on your body as sugar. Artificial sweeteners trigger insulin, which sends your body into fat storage mode and leads to weight gain," Alpert says.
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