When I first got off of sugar, I relied heavily on diet coke and diet mtn. dew to get through the day.
It provided a sweet tooth craving release, at least momentarily.
I began to notice a few things though:
1). My sugar cravings increased tremendously;
2). I was bloated and felt crap
3). It just felt like a work around.
100 Day Challenge Rules
As you can see, our rules for sugar abstinence include “No Diet Sodas/Chemical replacements”
Some of our users grumbled about this and even left the challenge.
Diet Drinks linked to Heart Attacks and Early Death
A new study has dowsed the flames of the many people who drink diet drinks as a ‘healthy alternative’.
It’s just not that.
Diet drinks are not a healthy alternative. I’m not saying they are worse than sugary drinks. But they aren’t better.
Consider this statement from the study:
“Drinking two or more of any kind ofartificially sweetened drinks a day is linked to an increased risk of clot-based strokes, heart attacks and early death in women over 50.”
If you are wondering what to drink, consider DWD