Diet Soda and Your Health

diet coke plusWe know soda is bad for our health. Heck, even the government is jumping on the bandwagon and raising taxes on the popular fizzy drinks.

However, it’s not just the sugar content that affects our body in a negative way, the sugar free options could be just as bad.

To make things even more confusing, some companies are advertising vitamin enriched diet sodas and energy drinks. Does that really make any sense? The FDA didn’t think so either.

The key here may be “everything in moderation.” That being said, drinking sugar-free, calorie-free drinks may not be exactly be “guilt-free” when it comes to your health. Need motivation to kick the diet soda / energy drink habit? You may want to read these articles.

NY Post reports on Coke Zero ban in Venezuela:

Health experts weigh in on diet sodas.

Here’s a great article explaining why sugar is not the only culprit in tooth enamel erosion, courtesy of our friends at skinnyandthecity.com.

Bottom line? Drink more water! Don’t wait until you’re thirsty – by that time your body has been dehydrated for hours.

Don’t like the taste of water? Try this recipe: Spa Water.

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