Diet soda is considered an OK drink as compared to regular soda and that’s the reason most health-conscious people opt for diet soda. However, it can hurt you in a lot of ways that you haven’t thought of.
Since diet soda makes your metabolism go crazy just like the regular soda, it will give you cravings when you are fill already, you will gain weight and may fall victim to chronic illness, all because you thought diet soda was ‘healthy’. Make sure you read all these problems that come with diet soda and reduce its intake just the way you may have already reduced intake of regular soda.
All diet sodas contain artificial sweeteners. These sweeteners trick your brain (momentarily) into thinking it is about to receive sugary calories. But when the calories are not received, your brain sends signals that you need food, resulting in food cravings.
Food cravings make it difficult to balance the pleasure centers of the brain, thus increasing your vulnerability to the next high-calorie sweet treat that crosses your path. That’s a tough psychological battle to win.
Aspartame, an artificial sweetener found in over 6,000 food products including diet sodas, has been found to trigger or worsen chronic illnesses including brain cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, and multiple sclerosis. Aspartame should be considered an enemy of the State!
If a diet soda (search youtube.com for this one) can be used to clean a corroded battery and remove rust, imagine what it’s doing to the lining of your stomach, esophagus, and teeth.