Swapping your “full-fat” Coke for a diet alternative might seem like the sensible, healthy thing to do. But think again.
Last week, experts at Imperial College, Londonclaimed sugar-free drinks won’t help you lose weight or avoid Type-2 diabetes.
In fact, they could stimulate your appetite and make you gain weight.
And worse, some sugar-free soda has ingredients you wouldn’t usually dream of consuming — chemicals found in rust remover, steel cleaner, and cement, albeit in tiny quantities.
They also have ingredients that in high doses have been linked to DNA damage, hyperactivity, and bone fractures.
Dr. Marilyn Glenville, author of “The Natural Alternative To Sugar,” says: “We don’t know the chemical cocktail effect of these ingredients.