•Last Updated: September 28 2022
Carbonated sweet water with minimal calories. Diet sodas may be beneficial to a diet due to satiety effects and displacing sugared sodas, and their health effects should be seen as a sum of the parts like Energy Drinks. Not inherently healthy or unhealthy.
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It does not inhibit fat loss at all, and may actually suppress appetite that could help fat loss (although it does not induce fat loss per se either). Diet soda, in regards to body fat, is a carbonated inert beverage.
Diet Soda and Fat loss Biochemically speaking First, let's define 'diet soda' as any drink that is sweetened with low to no calorie sweeteners (like sucralose, aspartame, acesulfame-potassium, etc.) in order to taste like regular (sugared) soda. In short, there are no direct causative studies that show the use of artificial sweeteners slows your metabolism or promotes fat storage...
Research suggests that diet soda is unlikely to be detrimental to metabolic health or body composition. Further controlled trial evidence is needed to explore other possible detriments.
Simply put... Currently available research into diet soda and long-term health risks is insufficient, although there are specific areas where risks are unlikely. Contrary to popular belief, diet soda (defined as calorie free carbonated beverages sweetened with aspartame, sucralose, acesulfame-potassium, or other non-caloric or minimally caloric sweeteners) doesn't inhibit fat loss, or spike insulin levels. Current research that attempts to link diet soda with type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome did not have equal caloric consumption...
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