Diet Soda

Is diet soda really that bad for you? Maybe not

Just how bad is diet soda for you? It may be more complicated than you think. There may be hope for zero-calorie tipplers yet.<p>A spate of recent …

Lifestyle

24 Things You Should Never Order When You Eat Out

1 of 25<p>Menu items to avoid<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 25<p>Medium-rare burger<p>3 of 25<p>Rum (or vodka) and diet soda<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 25<p>The value meal<p>Advertisement<p>5 …

Eating

Kick Your Soda Habit With The SodaStream—It's 25% Off

Make carbonated water at home (flavored, too!) and save yourself all the added sugar of store-bought soda.<p>Drinking soda can be a tough habit to break. Especially when our bodies are built to crave sugar. Researchers have found that even diet soda may cause some of the same negative metabolic …

Sugar

Why One Cardiologist Has Drunk His Last Diet Soda

Dr. Harlan Krumholz ( @HMKYale ) is a cardiologist and the Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Public Health at Yale University School of Medicine.<p>I used to pound down diet drinks. Low-calorie had to be good, right? It was an invitation to enjoy as much as I wanted, …

Sugar

This cardiologist wants his family to cut back on diet soda. Should yours, too?

A recent study from Canada has the potential to rock my family’s world. For years, when there has been a happy occasion – or even some reason to …

Sugar

Is Diet Soda Actually Bad For You?

Here's what the experts have to say.<p>Diet soda may seem like a fairly harmless treat. After all, it's low-calorie and not sweetened with sugar! But experts are worried about the chemicals present in diet soda, as well as studies linking it to health problems. Which begs the question: Is diet soda …

Nutrition

24 Things You Should Never Order When You Eat Out - Cooking Light

1 of 25<p>Menu items to avoid<p>2 of 25<p>Medium-rare burger<p>Advertisement<p>3 of 25<p>Rum (or vodka) and diet soda<p>4 of 25<p>The value meal<p>5 of 25<p>Water with lemon<p>6 of 25<p>…

Eating

The One Ingredient You Shouldn't Eat For Weight Loss

With so many companies and brands making money off of the weight loss industry, it can be difficult to differentiate between products that are …

Weight Loss

The 10 Worst Foods For Your Heart

Want to keep your heart and cardiovascular system healthy for years to come? Keep these meals and snack items away from your cart and out of your …

Nutrition

Banish this drink, boost your brain power

As a kid growing up in the 80s, we always had soda in the house. Cola and Kool-Aid were teenage staples.<p>But that was before parents knew just how bad …

Conservative View

Diet Soda and Dementia: What You Need to Know

A study published last week in the journal <i>Stroke</i> found that drinking even one can of diet soda a day triples your risk of dementia. Not surprisingly, …

Artificial Sweeteners

Diet soda could actually make you fatter

Dr. Mike Varshavski stops by the New York Post to warn us against sugar substitutes, such as Splenda, Equal and Truvía, which actually encourage you …

Sugar

Four Foods Nutritionists Never Eat For Fast Weight Loss

If anyone knows exactly what to eat — and what not to eat — for safe and effective weight loss, it's a nutritionist or certified dietitian. Health …

Weight Loss

How Switching To An All Organic Diet Helped My 70 Year Old Mom And Me Reconnect With Our Health—And Each Other

We had no idea how sick our food choices were making us.<p>Until just a few months ago, my mom trusted whatever she found at the supermarket that …

Lifestyle

Here's what artificial sweeteners are really doing to your body

It feels like we’re always getting mixed messages about artificial sweeteners. Some researchers claim that they’re just as bad as regular sugars, …

Sugar

Will Diet Soda Help You Lose Weight?

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Weight Loss

Diet soda can really mess with your metabolism

Artificial sweeteners have been controversial for almost as long as they've been around. As early as 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt was compelled …

Sugar

Study: diet soda can really mess with your metabolism

New research helps explain why artificial sweeteners are linked to obesity and metabolic disease.<p>Artificial sweeteners have been controversial for almost as long as they’ve been around. As early as 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt was compelled to defend the world’s first no-calorie sweetener. …

Sugar

Does Diet Soda Really Help You Lose Weight?

For many people, the indulgence of a sweet diet soda is a guilt-free pleasure, and it's considered a savior for just about anyone trying to lose …

Weight Loss

5 Reasons Why Most Supplements are a Waste of Time and Money

The majority of adults in the United States report taking a dietary supplement on a regular basis or every day. Heavy use patterns add up, and …

Vitamins

3 nasty side effects of diet soda

Diet soda, through advertising and groupthink, has managed to create the illusion that it's healthy. But diet pop's parable of positivity is quickly …

Nutrition

Does drinking diet soda raise the risk of a stroke?

For diet soda fans, recent news reports linking these popular drinks to higher risk of stroke may have been alarming. A closer look at the study …

Sugar

Scary Ways In Which You Can Be Damaging Your Kidneys Without Knowing

1. Sodium Consumption:<p>Excessive consumption of sodium can elevate the blood pressure and also bring on kidney damage.<p>Diet rich in sodium can also …

Nutrition

Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, Coke’s hot new soda, isn’t actually that new at all

Its ingredient list, down to the aspartame, is identical to that of the old Coke Zero.<p>But Zero Sugar has something that neither Coke Zero nor Diet Coke have had before: the advantage of being a low-calorie drink — without the stigma of the “diet” label.<p>That label has been on the outs for years, …

Sugar

Science Is Coming After Our Precious LaCroix with Accusations of Weight Gain

We’ve already survived finding out that drinking diet soda doesn’t come guilt-free. We’ve processed the gut punch of discovering that fruit juices …

Health

If You're in the U.K. and Opt for Ice, There Might Be Poop in All Your Fast Food Drinks

Diet soda may or may not kill you, and full flavor soda may or may not kill you, but either way: if you’re getting your fix at a fast-food soda …

Lifestyle

Sugar substitutes linked to weight gain, poor health

If zero-calorie sweeteners sound too good to be true, they just might be.A growing body of evidence links non-nutritive sweeteners to weight gain and …

Research

Artificial sweeteners are tied to long-term weight gain, diabetes risk, Canadian docs say

You may be reaching for artificial sweeteners thinking they’re better for you because they have zero calories in drinks, candies and other processed …

Canadian News

Artificial sweeteners may even make you put on weight - MarketWatch

More bad news for people who consume a lot of artificial sweeteners.<p>Consumption of artificial sweeteners such as sucralose and aspartame actually led …

Sugar

No, Really: This Is the Secret to Age-Proofing Your Brain

When you think about age-proofing your brain, what's the first thing that springs to mind? Eating healthier food, exercising more, and quitting bad …

Nutrition