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Does diet soft drink effect your sugar levels?

Asked by ctimm15 (371points) November 15th, 2008
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asmonet's avatar

You might want to read this Depending on the sweetener in whatever brand you’re drinking, I think it might.

ctimm15's avatar

im talking about diet coke how bad is that ‘cause my grandfathers a diabetic

asmonet's avatar

You might want to read this

Apparently it’s sweetened with the controversial aspartame, which has been shown in some cases to be associated with weight gain and cravings for sweet foods, it’s not going to elevate his sugar levels but it will make it harder for him to turn down the Snickers bar. Or at least that’s what my quick googling turned up.

ctimm15's avatar

so its realy bad for diabetics

asmonet's avatar

Read the links. :)

ctimm15's avatar

i have there interesting

asmonet's avatar

Maybe shilolo can give you some more insight, he might pop on here eventually.

nocountry2's avatar

no but will affect the fake-crap-your-body-doesn’t-need levels

jdogg's avatar

it has been prove that high amounts of aspertame ingested could cause cancer…it may have a very small effect on his blood sugar, (caffeine)

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