Diet Drinks and weight loss may not be synonymous


By now you are well aware of the fact that your can of fizzy drink has little nutritional value, whatsoever. On the top of that it is high on calorie and leads to tremendous amount of weight gain even in a short span of time. But the taste is so luring that it is really difficult to give it up altogether. So you are in search of some middle path. When you came across the ‘magic’’ product called the diet fizzy drink, you became really happy. You thought diet drinks and weight loss go hand in hand.

Diet soda may not be that healthy as it seems or may not have any contribution in keeping you slim. According to a study done by the American Diabetes Association, regular consumption of diet soda has been found to create a broader waist lines in human beings. Even more alarming is the fact an artificial sweetener called the aspartame found in diet drinks causes an increase in the blood sugar level in mice who are prone to diabetes. So, diet drinks and weight loss may not be as synonymous as is claimed by certain cola and soda makers.

It has been found in researches that that those who regularly consumed diet drinks had the circumference of their waistline increased by 70 percent more than those who did not consumed diet drinks. The more the consumption, the higher the percent increase in waist circumference.

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Though the debate on the relation of diet drinks and weight loss may go on for quite some time it is better to avoid it as much as possible and switch over to healthier drink like coconut water.