Posts Tagged ‘artificial sweeteners’

 

Why Aspartame-Sweetened Soda Is a Big Diet Disaster

Posted on May 9th, 2014 by Dr. Mercola  |  6 Comments »

Did you know that half of the United States population over the age of two drinks sugary beverages on a daily basis? The figures can be higher, as this statistic does not include 100 percent fruit juices, flavored milk, or sweetened teas. This high consumption has actually contributed to rising obesity rates among American adults […]

 
 

Diet Soda: Avoid This If You Don’t Want to Suffer a Stroke

Posted on March 19th, 2012 by Elaine Rosales  |  2 Comments »

Do you prefer diet soda to regular soda because it is said to be “healthier?” Diet soda, which is free of sugar and calories and uses artificial sweeteners, is touted to be a “more nutritious” beverage. But here’s the horrific truth: Diet soda may increase your risk of cardiovascular conditions including heart attack, stroke, and […]

 
 

Diet Soda Can Increase Your Waist Size By Up to 500 Percent

Posted on July 29th, 2011 by Dr. Mercola  |  17 Comments »

Because of its high sugar content, soda is known to be one of the unhealthiest beverages you can drink. But if you believe that drinking sugar-free diet soda is better, here’s something for you to think about: a recent study presented at an American Diabetes Association meeting revealed that people who drank two or more […]