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Friday, 11 January 2013

The connection between diet drinks and depression

S.O.T.T: A new study has been published from the University of Rochester Medical Center that links long-term diet soda and diet fruit drink consumption with depression. The researchers also established a link showing that the higher the rate of consumption, the more likely one is to be diagnosed as depressed. However, in addition to depression, there are other dangers presented by the ingredients of diet soda in particular:

Aspartame: a known neurotoxin
Sucralose: linked to headaches and gastrointestinal issues, among others
Acidic chemicals: demineralizes teeth and weakens bones
Increased risk of obesity: seems contradictory, but diet soda is known to trick the pancreas and release insulin as if consuming real sugar.
Toxins: including carbonated water, artificial coloring, phosphoric acid, potassium benzoate and citric acid, all negatively affecting the liver.

All of the above can lead to coronary, metabolic problems, and kidney damage...read more>>>... 

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