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Diet drinks not 'diet' after all
 

Diet drinks not 'diet' after all

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A new review of existing research finds 'no solid evidence' that diet drinks are any better for weight management than full-sugar drinks.
 
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10 Jan 2017 - General
 
Etymologically word diet has several meanings like :
diet (n.1) Look up diet at Dictionary.com
"regular food," early 13c., from Old French diete (13c.) "diet, pittance, fare," from Medieval Latin dieta "parliamentary assembly," also "a day's work, diet, daily food allowance," from Latin diaeta "prescribed way of life," from Greek diaita, originally "way of life, regimen, dwelling," related to diaitasthai "lead one's...
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very interesting discussion here, thank you Shunjie Chua , Madhubabu kaaja and Theekshana Abayawickrama for posting your point of view. I agree with you that diet drinks have artificial sugar instead of processed sugar and diet drinks are not healt...
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Madhubabu kaaja As for now, as far as i know, there are only studies which show a correlation between the diet drinks and diabetics. Hence, only a risk of developing has been shown. The mechanism hypothesized by the researchers is through insulin resistance(i.e. Original study: http://www.eje-online.org/content/175/6/605). I do not have full access to the paper, but i have a feeling that the paper has used surroga...
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As said by Shunjie Chua , diet cokes doesn't contains processed sugars I too dont think so. The composition that is not being disclosed on label but literature saying that these foods contains artificial sweeteners. If we have seen label of diet coke follow this link. http://orig09.deviantart.net/33a4/f/2011/069/2/a/diet_coke_concept_label_by_scappelle1-d3bcf8q.jpg Diet coke consists of fat and proteins wh...
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This is a copy of the original commentary( http://journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article?id=10.1371/journal.pmed.1002195)Tahira Nawaz I don't think diet drinks contains processed sugar(i.e. Glucose or Fructose) , or else they wont be able to claim to be zero calories. They contain artificial sugar(e.g. Aspartame) . From current evidence, the way to drink diet drinks could potentially healthy if consumers watc...
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