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Monday, September 21, 2020

Non-caloric beverage of diet soda

In the recent past, diet drinks, a new class of beverage, under the brand name diet refreshment is rapidly becoming a prominent part of the partying subculture among all age groups.

Diet drinks contain zero-calorie sweeteners and zero grams of added sugar. They may contain minimal calories from other carbohydrates sources, but most of them have no calories.

Diet soda is one of the trendy and popular beverages in all over the world especially in the United States of America. It is considered low in sugar and calories and it is sweetened with artificial sweeteners. There are various artificial sweeteners used worldwide. Aspartame, sucralose, and cyclamates are some of them.

Several large epidemiologic studies have suggested adverse metabolic effects resulting from non-nutritive sweeteners especially in the form of diet soda consumption, surprisingly similar to sugar intake. These include weight gain, central adiposity, metabolic syndrome, and cardiovascular disease.

Diet sodas are carbonated. They may increase the risk of various diseases.
●Soda can increase the risk of type 2 diabetes.
●It can affect the health of the heart and raise blood pressure.
●It can decrease the life of kidneys.
These are not the only, there are various other side effects of drinking soda diet.

Study published in Current Developments in Nutrition. 2018 May; 2(5) shown increased consumption of regular sugar-sweetened soda is a risk factor for developing type 2 diabetes. The relation for diet soda is more controversial and ambiguous. The research also shows an increased risk of developing diabetes among daily diet soda consumers, and the positive association between diet soda consumption and diabetes risk was even stronger than that observed for regular soda.

A study published in the American Heart Association journal Stroke, found one daily diet soda puts a person at three times the risk of dementia and stroke compared to someone who drinks less than one a week or none at all. Purdue University found in 2013 diet soda doesn't actually help with weight loss and as a result can lead to stroke due to obesity.

Studies have found that sugar-free sodas are at least as likely as sugary sodas to be linked to the development of metabolic syndrome—a condition that often precedes or accompanies diabetes. Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions that includes high blood pressure, excess belly fat, high triglycerides, low levels of "good" HDL cholesterol, or high fasting blood sugar.

Diet soda also contains caffeine, depending on the quantities consumed. Caffeine is linked to anxiety and sleep disruption when consumed in excess.
Non-caloric beverage of diet soda

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