However, the health effects associated with consuming it are more serious than you think. Headaches, cravings, mood swings and more are the results of drinking diet soda too frequently. Here are some facts about the health risks of diet soft drinks that might make you rethink your beverage of choice. Many diet sodas are sweetened with aspartame, an artificial sweetener that is sweeter than sugar. Some studies have linked the sweeteners in diet soda to headaches, suggesting they might trigger the pain. Studies have also shown that people who consume foods with artificial sweeteners are more likely to shun healthier food options for other artificially flavored food. Diet soda can dry out your skin, making you more prone to acne and dark circles.
Regular Diet Coke has aspartame? I am so glad I found this I have diabetes and liver disease witch does not like aspartame and did not know Pepsi had switched back. Somebody messed up on this Reply. Diet soda has been linked to depression. However, it may offer some people a way to reduce their consumption of sugary beverages. Pat on January 22, at pm. Amy on April 22, at pm. I just spoke the gal that answers the phone number provided in an earlier email in this blog. I think they should correct this article. This meant that for several days I would have to tightly grip the safety bar when I showered or shampooed my hair, in order to keep from falling down — and lean against the wall if I bent my head down while putting on slacks. Hard to do. Another aspartame free diet soda comes from the North Carolina based Cheerwine.
First, we measured the amount of artificial sweetener in each soda, paying special attention to aspartame, the most pervasive sweetener. Give today. I used to purchase it from my local Walmart but eventually, they pulled it due to the new product line. Please serve the general public with a choice!! All sugar and artificial sweetener free. April Stanley on November 26, at am. Thank you for this list as it is thus far. Could this be harmful?