PepsiCo Inc. Pepsi will now sell both the aspartame- and sucralose-sweetened versions of Diet Pepsi. Diet soda sales have tumbled as consumers, turned off by studies on artificial sweeteners, have switched to bottled water, teas and energy drinks, instead. Widely reported studies have shown a correlation between cancer and aspartame consumption in rats — but not in humans. And in the four decades since Perrier water was launched in the U. The Food and Drug Administration has ruled that artificial sweeteners are safe, and sucralose, which was accidentally discovered by U. Aspartame is made from two amino acids, while sucralose is a modified form of sugar with added chlorine.
Although we’re familiar with the ill effects of artificial sweeteners, a study recently shed light on the frightening link between zero-calorie artificial sweeteners to diabetes and obesity. And to make matters worse, another study revealed that daily diet soda drinkers grow about two-and-a-half more inches of belly fat each decade than those who don’t drink the stuff. In fact, analysts tie the soda giant’s debut of the millennial-driven flavored Diet Coke cans to the recent sales surge. Diet sodas also harm the immune system because their acidity causes havoc with our gut bacteria.
After trying different stuff like safety authorities and other mainstream. Holy withdrawl, wanted it bad. On the other hand, food the reason people drink diet sources consider it to be. Back to Coke I go. .
Swapping out sugar for Splenda triggers a strange, potentially dangerous effect on the body if the swap is paired with food high in carbohydrates, suggests new research. It turns out artificial sweeteners and carbs — when consumed together — trip up the brain and mess with metabolism. These effects can lead to insulin intolerance, diabetes, and weight gain. This research suggests that downing a diet soda isn’t so bad for you if consumed alone. What could be bad for health is when the drink comes with a side of fries. Input: We ate Impossible Foods’ faux pork and it was good as hell. Anytime you increase the sweetness of anything and it’s not actual sugar, it could have a negative impact, Small says. All of the participants maintained a healthy weight and showed no signs of metabolic dysfunction.