Do you find yourself ordering a diet soda, thinking less sugar is better? Well think again. Here are some startling facts about that bubbly drink.
Did you know that drinking just a few diet sodas daily heightens your risk of becoming diabetic and developing osteoporosis? Yup, diet soda leads to bone demineralization.... YUCK!
Artificial sweeteners such as aspartame, Splenda and sucralose trigger the production of insulin, which sends your body into fat storage and an over indulgence in unhealthy foods aka WEIGHT GAIN.
Studies have shown that drinking diet soda can cause; headaches, migraines, jitters, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, stroke, dementia, obesity and a 30% greater chance of developing depression.
Mixing your diet soda with alcohol heightens the effects of the alcohol, causing you to become drunk MUCH faster.
Next time you're craving a bubbly drink try grabbing a sparkling water or, at the very least, a regular soda.
Hmmm... Looks like diets' not so diet after all.