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As we become more more health conscious the consumption of diet sodas has skyrocketed over the last two decades but does that diet Coker.
Diet Pepsi -- drinking really help you lose weight.
Joining me now what's surprising results -- doctor need Iraq -- Okay doctor need it this is shocking to me that a diet drink and some of these things say zero calories on them can make you -- how subtle.
It's -- -- too -- to drink ten died on sodas a -- crazy.
What they're thinking is is even though it's -- zero calories.
That's not all there is -- normally when we eat a piece of chalk it -- to the pleasure centers -- our -- to make you feel satisfied and fortunately these artificial sweeteners.
Don't provide that kind of pleasure that satisfaction to actually blankets we need to Google for a meal you're more likely to go for the high calorie high -- and the comfort food.
I had to go for fast food it makes you go for the McDonald's instead of salad and a comfort -- he wanted to SEC east and we can do not getting it from the drinks the to plunking.
I want talk about these artificial sweeteners for a second because here's what the American Beverage Association says and you may have a different -- Low calorie sweeteners -- some of the most studied and reviewed ingredients in the foods like today they -- as safe and effective tool in weight loss and weight management and you say.
I see that this I won't quit American Diabetes Association they currently say that it is a good substitute for people died -- Don't know he Miller has been research they're coming up with new information this -- open up a pandora's box and -- easily put the lid back on it.
Without looking at it more carefully.
As a physician I need to know what to tell my patients and how to counsel them.
I don't drink these anymore by and large and if I drink soda I drink it said it was sugar.
Because they do it so infrequently but our diet so it's actually bad for you.
It's difficult -- -- when do you know that regular -- -- they have but eight teaspoons of sugar and that's approximately a hundred picked -- out like I said I would -- I don't drink six to ten of those a day I'm looking at 15100 calories that's my entire daily amounts of calories.
So it's hard to -- between one or another but this is something that we need to look at.
So what do you think -- bad for you.
It's possible -- seen that.
Equal weight people when you compare those who drink diet soda and those who do not -- -- the people who drink diet soda actually have a higher rate of diabetes.
Of town of our principles cardiovascular disease and those -- the top three killers that we have.
You know my rule of thumb is if you look at the ingredient label and it takes a paragraph to explain what's in the product.
I don't by my rules if he can't spell there pronouncing it it probably is why am I love that doctor Nina thanks for coming on -- -- --
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