Diet sodas are a common, healthier alternative to their sugary counterparts due to their low calories.
However, the long-term consequences of their consumption make diet sodas a not-so-healthy option, did you know that?
If you know someone who prefers to drink diet soda because of the calories, share this video with them.
Let's see 6 effects of diet soda on your health:
Bad for the teeth
Soda is one of the main culprits of dental erosion, that is, the wear of the protective layer of teeth.
Increases headaches and migraines
As reported by studies, aspartame can be a trigger for headaches and migraines in some people.
Causes high blood pressure
A study determined that people who frequently drink diet soda are more prone to developing high blood pressure due to all the additives, including high amounts of sodium.
Causes kidney diseases
Observational studies point to the relationship between drinking diet soda and the development or worsening of kidney diseases, did you know that?
Causes cardiovascular diseases
A study has also observed a relation between regular diet soda consumption and cardiovascular diseases.
Harms liver function
One of the dangers of excessive consumption of sugary sodas is hepatic steatosis, the buildup of fat in the liver that may evolve into cirrhosis.
Now tell us, did you know the harms of diet soda?
0:00 Diet soda side effects
0:27 Bad for the teeth
0:45 Increases headaches and migraines
1:04 Causes high blood pressure
1:16 Causes kidney diseases
1:32 Causes cardiovascular diseases
1:58 Harms liver function
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