See, I am not the only person out there who thinks Diet Sodas are bad. I can be honest here as I used to consume between 6-24 Diet Pepsis every day.
It took me six months to drop my soda addiction.
But, I appreciate honest information about the health concerns of soda. Another fact about diet sodas is some of the chemical used to make that drink can breakdown into toxic metabolites in your body. Also, excessive sodas have been shown to increase bone loss in osteoporosis.
by Mandy Oaklander (Prevention)
Pop quiz! What’s the single biggest source of calories for Americans? White bread? Big Macs? Actually, try soda. The average American drinks about two cans of the stuff every day. “But I drink diet soda,” you say. “With no calories or sugar, it’s the perfect alternative for weight watchers…Right?”Not so fast. Before you pop the top off the caramel-colored bubbly, know this: guzzling diet soda comes with its own set of side effects that may harm your health–from kickstarting kidney problems to adding inches to your waistline.
Unfortunately, diet soda is more in vogue than ever. Kids consume the stuff at more than double the rate of last decade, according to research in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Among adults, consumption has grown almost 25 percent. But knowing these 7 side effects of drinking diet soda may help you kick the can for good.
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