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    Diet drinks and weight loss
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    Tomato05 posted:
    You may have heard about the results of a recent study (published 13 Feb in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition) that shows that drinking diet drinks can help with weight loss.

    It makes sense to me - they have hardly any calories anyway.

    I never understood previous studies that said diet drinks prevent weight loss.

    Not that I drink a lot of them - I like my tea and water, or the occasional V8 veg juice after a long run.

    I order diet soda though if I am in a social situation where asking for tea would be frowned upon e.g. in a bar or at a barbeque, etc.!

    How about you/is it good news for you?
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    jis4judy responded:
    Not for me I banned artificial sugars and avoid anything that screams diet .
    But I am sure others would be happy with that news
    nutritional news sometimes can be suspect because of the business of selling us diet products .
    when I was on vacation I had real root beer because it was made right in that restaraunt and was featured as a favorite of many fully sugared and it was good ,, that was just once .
    no habit created ..
    unless I return to that area ...I won;t be haveing it again ..
    Hugs Judy:)
    SW 247 CW 149ish maintaining

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    rohvannyn replied to jis4judy's response:
    A lot depends on how your body reacts to artifical sweeteners. I think some people may use diet drinks as a reason to eat more other things, so that could sabotage a diet potentially. I like stevia, personally, but that's the only non sugar or honey sweetener I use.
    -Roh

    Courage is the price that Life exacts itself for granting peace. The soul that knows it not knows no release from little things...
     
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    blondie454u responded:
    For me it's about eating and drinking naturally.
    Amber CW 135 maintaining, SW 250. Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of a mental illness.
     
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    Lonniez replied to blondie454u's response:
    I agree. I do not consume processed food nor do I drink any soda. I drink at minimum a gallon of water per day. I drink 1 cup of hemp or almond milk daily. My only bad habit is coffee.


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