Is Diet Soda a Good Choice?

According to studies, sugar-sweetened beverages, such as Coke, sodas, sweetened tea and coffee, are unhealthy for your heart and for your brain. So, is switching to artificially sweetened drinks a healthy choice? While using diet drinks saves you calories over sugar drinks, diet drinks may increase your risk of health-related problems. Diet drinks may:

  -> increase your risk of stroke or dementia. Research suggests that there is link between drinking only one artificially sweetened drink a day and your risk of stroke or dementia.

toothpain  -> lead to tooth erosion. Sweeteners are generally very acidic. The acid will erode your tooth enamel and eventually the teeth will start dissolving away.

  -> increase your “sweet tooth”. Artificial sweeteners are intensely sweet without providing any calories, which can actually cause you to crave more sweet foods.

  -> increase your risk of Type 2 Diabetes. A study showed that people who drank one diet soda everyday had a 67% greater risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes.

drinkwater Diet drinks can cause you several health issues. So, cutting back or stop drinking them could help improve your health. Next time you reach for something to drink —sugary or diet--- grab water instead, your body will thank you!

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