Because you know sugary drinks are bad for your health all round, you've stopped drinking them.
But do you still reach for the sugar-free types because they taste just as good but aren't as bad for you?
Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but they're WORSE for you than their sugary counterparts.
If you look at the list of ingredients, you'll notice aspartame is one of... ››› more
It may come as a shock to you, but staying away from real sugar can actually cause diabetes and not prevent it. Especially when you're replacing it with sweeteners like aspartame! In order to really get your health in check when it comes to the amount of sugar you consume, the idea is balance. So what's the trick to preventing diabetes?
In an effort to be healthy, you’re drinking sugar-free c... ››› more
“The idea of a healthy soft drink may sound like an oxymoron. But to soda manufacturers, it's the hottest trend in the better-for-you category of food and beverages,” says WebMD. But can diet cold drinks really be healthy? If you’re one of those people who like a diet cold drink on the side to go along with your meals, you may want to reconsider.
A recent study has found that people who d... ››› more
It's easy to medicate yourself wherever you are. But if you've been using cold drinks to wash down your medicine, best you stop doing so. News24 Nigeria reports that cold drinks can affect how the tablets are absorbed in your body. Here's why you should rather stick to water to ‘make the medicine go down'…
If you’re out with friends and suddenly feel a bit fluey, it’s easy to pop a pill... ››› more
More diabetes cases are being diagnosed by the day. Now, a study has found that it's not just obesity but the sheer availability of sugar to blame. Here's the one item you should cut from you diet today to minimise your risk of developing diabetes.
A global study has found that the more sugar’s available, the more we eat it.
That’s why obesity is on the rise.
In fact, in... ››› more
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