If I gave you a can of rat poison, would you drink it? What if I told you that every time you popped open a can of diet soda, that’s what you would be drinking? I’m sure some of you in here really enjoy diet soda, but still drink it because you don’t think the ingredients in the soda will ever harm you. Diet soda has many different ingredients which include some that are very bad for your health and can lead to death. Today we are all going to look at dangerous ingredients that are in diet soda, some of the side effects diet soda will cause, and some diseases and complications you may develop.
A supplement that is progressively becoming more popular in the United States are diet Pills. The purpose of consuming these pills is to help individuals lose weight in a easy manner. Diet pills come in many different variations that contributes to certain tasks in the body. Diet pills alone can have a dangerous effect on the body let alone being knowledgeable in knowing what diet pills are best for your body is very important. People who are consuming or looking into consuming diet pills often forget to look further into the product due to desperation.
Of course all coke, Pepsi’s, etc. cause you to gain weight, but with recent studies diet coke has actually caused drinkers to gain more weight than the average coke drinker. Since diet drinks have artificial sweeteners instead of regular sugar our bodies think that they are receiving regular sugars. The diet coke fool your body into thinking sugar is coming and your body pumps insulin, a fat storage hormone, which in the end causes consumers to have more belly fat than a regular coke drinker. Also, diet drinks confuse your body and its metabolism, and because of that you burn fewer calories than normal.
Larger higher calorie meals can be, in her words, “justifiable,” because of the low calorie beverage that accompanies it. For many people, water is not an option. They think, “Why should I force myself drink a tasteless beverage like water when I could instead enjoy a fizzy flavored drink?” The author claims that caloric intake can be decreased by drinking diet, rather than regular, soda, but evidence does not support its ability to help one to lose weight. Zied’s provides proof to back up this statement—a review from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The author seems to be sticking true to the fact that diet soda should be avoided, but at the beginning of her third paragraph she contradicts herself.
That is where the majority of people are wrong. The diet soda that is so commonly overlooked can actually cause more damage than other non-diet pops. With all the health risks involved, one might have to think twice next time someone springs for a diet drink. Let’s crack the lid of information on the wonderful world of diet soda. What ingredients in diet soda are so different than regular that they can be classified into a “diet” labeled concoction?
One of the major sneaky food source that causes type 2 diabetes is artificial sweetener. People think low calorie intake is the best way to be healthy and lose weight. People working at food production knows that but, if they put just pure sugar into sodas or other food, it will build up massive calories. Artificial sweetener helps to take that massive calories down to relieve consumers. For example, many diet sodas have zero calorie but, so much art... ... middle of paper ... ...utter without going rancid.
The guilt free, no sugar, and no calorie soft drink complements a high calorie meal and a possibly guilty conscious, therefore many people assume that it is good for their health. However, consumption of large quantities of diet soda on a regular basis should be limited because it contributes to cancer, memory loss, weight gain, and diabetes. Consuming large quantities of diet soda may increase the risk of cancer. In a study conducted by Soffritti, Belpoggi, Tibaldi, Esposti, & Lauriola, (2007), seven groups of Sprague-Dawley rats of both sexes were treated with various dose levels of aspartame (APM) from eight weeks old until their death from natural cause. As a result, when the rats were administered APM levels relatively close to human’s acceptable daily intake (ADI), the carcinogenic effects confirm that aspartame contributes to cancer (Soffritti et al., 2007).
To begin with, diet pills are more than an appetite suppressant. Appetite control would make weight loss goals easier to achieve. Unfortunately, appetite control is easier said than done as it is not something that everyone is capable of (Thadani 2009). That is why most people tend to seek help from the magic diet pills. It is because, appetite suppressant diet pills help to kill an individual’s appetite and hunger which can make the person goes on for a long period without feeling the needs to consume food (Thadani 2009).
But the Atkins diet has its disagreement, some of whom say that its emphasis on high cholesterol foods can make it dangerous. The Atkins diet promises that not only you will lose weight and not be hungry with a low carbohydrate diet, but you’ll also be on the road to better heart health and memory function, as well as other wellness benefits. Dr Atkins’ philosophy is that if you follow his diet and eliminate highly refined carbohydrates, you will: · Burn fat fast, instead of carbohydrates, and lose weight quickly. · Stave off hunger between meals because high-protein diets are more satiating than high carbohydrates ones. As protein digested slowly in the system, high protein diets also stabilise blood sugar levels, which can prevent common conditions such as fatigue, depression, headaches, joint and muscular pains.
What we choose to drink can affect our health just as much as our eating habits. It is because of this that more and more people are going for little-to-no calorie options rather than high calorie options, which are supposed to be the ideal, chose. But is it? Have you ever had a sip of diet soda or regular soda and wonder what makes this drink so good? Or maybe the exact opposite, like what makes this drink so bad for you?