Do Diet Sodas Cause Type 2 Diabetes?
… or is this just more junk science? It’s been on the news and on the blogs. If you google ‘diabetic diet soda’ you’ll get tons of hits, virtually every one of them reading what they want to read (the modern day, internet version of hearing what you want to hear); diet sodas increase the risk of diabetes. They are even saying it’s worse than real (non-diet) sodas! Here’s just one. I’m not pro diet soda, and I’m definitely not pro soda companies. I think that a product that was once thought to be harmless, possibly helpful, sold in tiny bottles, and enjoyed on special occasions by most, has morphed into a corporate giant that will do what it takes to make it’s profits and gain and keep customers, whether it’s bigger cans, smaller cans, less sugar, added vitamins, more caffeine, less caffeine, a variety of flavors, more bubbly, less bubbly, weird colors… …crazy marketing, celebrity endorsements, and creating an illusion of healthfulness by adding words like ‘recovery’ and ‘vitamin’ to the labels. They’ve also branched out into actually healthy products, like water, and made it very clear that they are the providers of healthy drinks, thus ‘bringi Continue reading >>