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    Mar282011

    10 Unsettling Facts about Diet Soda

    I received an email a few weeks ago from Christine at radiologytechnicianschools.net inviting us to share this article about diet sodas with our readers.  People ask me quite often what I think about diet soda as an alternative to regular soda consumption.  My answer is usually something like, "You'd be better off eating the bottle the diet soda comes in rather than drinking the soda itself."  If regular soda is a nutritional wasteland, then diet soda is a chemical catastrophe.

    If you want to drink a non-water beverage during the day, you'd do well to stick to soy milk, iced tea with Splenda, and limited amounts of fruit juice.

    Thanks, Christine, for sharing this article with us.

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    We've all heard that if you're going to drink sodas, choose diet. This may seem like the best option for diabetics and people who are watching their weight, but there is more to consider when drinking diet sodas than just calories. We may not know exactly what these carbonated colas are doing to our bodies, but there is plenty of research that suggests they aren't doing much good. Here are 10 unsettling facts about diet soda:

     

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    Reader Comments (2)

    Diet sodas have been getting bad rap lately, but not just for the 10 issues that were called out in the article. In the end, you simply can not trust article drinks to really do you any good. The best bet is to get some water in your system and call it a day because those diet sodas are a surefire kidney killer.

    April 6, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBodyBldrMarcus

    Diet sodas have been getting bad rap lately, but not just for the 10 issues that were called out in the article. In the end, you simply can not trust article drinks to really do you any good. The best bet is to get some water in your system and call it a day because those diet sodas are a surefire kidney killer.

    April 6, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterBodyBldrMarcus

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