When you consume diet soda, not only is it addictive, but it can also cause damage to your body. If you’re drinking diet soda, it’s most likely because you want to lose weight and cut calories. But artificial sweeteners can be as addictive as recreational drugs, nicotine and alcohol… And it doesn’t help you lose weight. Artificial sweeteners seem to confuse the body’s natural ability to manage calories based on tasting something sweet. People tend to then overeat. And get this: People who consume artificial sweeteners are twice as likely to develop metabolic syndrome, too.
In this episode of Ancient Medicine Today, Jordan Rubin shares how diet soda destroys your body and how to do a diet soda detox to cleanse your body and break the addiction.