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Diet Soda Makes you Fat

I get a lot of emails asking me ‘What should I drink on the Military Diet?”

The answer is water. Just water. And decaffeinated herbal tea if you’re really craving something different. You should NOT drink diet soda on the Military Diet. And you shouldn’t drink it all, if the truth be told… Read on:


Do you consider yourself smarter and healthier because you drink diet soda? Think again.

Diet Soda MAKES YOU FAT!

Diet Soda

Do not drink diet soda on the Military Diet!

New studies show that drinking diet soda make you fat. In fact, diet soda makes you fatter than people who drink regular soda. And let’s face, pop is one of the most evil things you can put in your body anyway. If you’re reading this, you obviously care about your waistline so put down that diet Coke now! Diet pop has absolutely no nutritional value and can actually harm your body. And regular pop is full of high fructose corn syrup – a real belly bulger.

Why Diet Soda MAKES YOU FAT!

1. Diet soda messes up your metabolism. A study at the University of Minnesota shows that drinking just one diet soda a day increases belly fat and cholesterol. A University of Texas study showed that the more diet sodas you drink, the greater risk your risk of becoming overweight.

Diet soda causes belly fat

Diet soda causes belly fat

2. Artificial sweeteners fool the body and cause all kinds of problems. When your tastebuds sense sugar because of artificial sweeteners, the body expects a bunch of calories to follow the sweet sensation. Even when the body doesn’t get the sugar it expects, it still creates an insulin response. The artificial sweeteners in diet soda cause a hormonal reaction that increases fat storing hormone production making you crave even more sugar carbs after you drink the diet soda. That means people who consume diet soda are more likely to overeat, because your body is being tricked into thinking it’s eating sugar, and you crave more.

3. People who drink diet soda are only fooling themselves. Many diet soda drinkers think that they have leeway to eat more of everything else BECAUSE they drink diet soda and end up eating more calories overall.