Artificial sweeteners used in diet food and drinks do not help in losing weight but actually trick our bodies into thinking that sugary foods do not have any calories. People who consume artificial sugar also tend to eat more calories by increasing their portion size.
A brand new, extensive study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal showed that there are complications associated with eating non-nutritive (artificial) sugar, like increased BMI (weight gain) and cardiometabolic issues.
Switching from Cole Zero to regular Coke will not help, and even the ‘zero-calorie’ or the so called ‘natural’ sweetener options are only helping our sugar-addiction.
Sugar is no longer classified as food, but as a drug, similar to cocaine. It is not good for us and we need to kick the habit of consuming it in any form.