diet sodas

Do Diet Sodas Make You Fat?

Do Diet Sodas Cause Obesity?

Should You Kick the Diet Soda Habit? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney We are consuming ever increasing amounts of diet sodas to combat the obesity epidemic. In 1960 14% of the U.S. population was obese and 3.3% of us consumed diet sodas. By 2010 41% of the U.S. population was obese and 20% of us were […]

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Does Sugar Cause Heart Disease?


Is Sugar No Longer Your Best Friend? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney Sugar has gotten a lot of bad press in recent years. You’ve probably already heard that high sugar intake is associated with inflammation, obesity and diabetes. As if that weren’t bad enough, the latest headlines proclaim that added sugar may also increase our risk […]

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Put Down That Soda!

For today’s “Health Tip” I’m going to paraphrase a quote from your some of your favorite action flicks: “Put down that soda and back away and nobody gets hurt.” You see, the news about sodas keeps getting worse and worse! You’ve already heard that soda consumption leads to weight gain, pre-diabetes and possibly even diabetes […]

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Are “zero calorie” foods making you fat?

That question might seem like a no-brainer. Eating calorie-free foods rather than foods that contain calories has to be helpful in keeping your weight under control. Right? Maybe not. Let’s investigate that question by looking at calorie-free soft drinks. What does the evidence actually show? Between the years 1987 and 2000 the number of people […]

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