Are there any 'catches' to all the zero sugar, zero calorie drinks out there?!

Question: Are there any 'catches' to all the zero sugar, zero calorie drinks out there!?
For example Coke Zero!.!.!.!.it seems a bit too good to be true!Www@FoodAQ@Com

Dave - I couldn't have put it better myself! Alcohol, depending on what it is, is between 5 and 10kcals/ml!. What you didn't mention is the fact that there have been many studies that have shown most artificial sweeteners to be carcinogenic!.

The *ONLY* artificial sweetener I consume is xylitol, because it has been proven to be useful in helping to prevent tooth decay, cavities and the build-up of plaque, by the British Dental Association!.

I get through a 14-stick pack of Orbit Complete a day (especially now they've brought out fruity ones - strawberry and lemon & lime - I prefer fruity gum to mint - but it does tend to disintegrate in my mouth more readily than the mint varieties but, maybe, that's just me!.!.!.)

The rest should be banned IMNSHO, and especially in anything given to kids!. The product that makes me the angriest is the no-added-sugar kids' drinks (particularly Ribena, which has been marketed as safe for the under 3s)!. Whilst the over-consumption of sugar is a bad idea for anyone, but particularly kids (unless you ban consoles and limit their computer time so they become more active) but I would rather a child of mine have a little bit of natural sugar than a whole load of artificial additives!Www@FoodAQ@Com

Coke Zero really only has two catches!. It has phosphoric acid which can etch your teeth and rob your body of calcium, and it has caffeine which can raise your blood pressure and make you nervous!.

Otherwise, ignore all the silly fear-mongering about artificial additives!. (Challenge them to provide you with any scientific evidence of risk!.) The most deadly poisons are completely natural!.

If you pick a non-cola without caffeine, it is basically water as far as your body is concerned!.

The truth is, being overweight is deadly!. People would have to be dropping left and right from diet drinks for them to be as deadly as being overweight!.

I love the answers you get!. One claims processing is bad!. And claims that better for diet means they're somehow worse for you!. If that was true, water would be the deadliest substance on Earth!. Ignore silly fear mongering that makes no sense!. You have a brain -- use it!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

all these foods and drinks that contain zero sugar are not 2 good for the health!. but its usually a thing of choice,
would you rather take something that has sugar and little or no preservatives or chemicals
would you take zero sugar and lots of chemical compounds!.
its your choice to make!. though i find it amusing that the people who take low carb n low sugar drinks are the same who had burgers, deep fried chips, broiler chicken and the likes just before they take the drink, so who's kidding who!?Www@FoodAQ@Com

These drinks are terrible!. Just take a look at the ingredients on the side of the can - full of artificial additives!. You're drinking rubbish and paying for the privilege!.
If you want a free low calorie drink, try water!. If you want a healthy drink, try apple or orange or cranberry juice!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Yes, unless it's water, or natural fruit juice!. It's going to be full of chemicals, like artificial sweeteners!.

I cannot see the point myself!. I'd rather have ordinary sugar, at least it's natural!. Just don't eat too much!.

It always makes me laugh when people have diet mixers with alcohol!.!.!.!.duh ( alcohol is sugar, and high in calories!.)Www@FoodAQ@Com

The additives and artifical flavourings are very bad for you, depending on how often and how much you drink!. Most have a source of Phenylaneline and artifical sweetner!. I have switched to grapefruit juice, a natural fat burner I'm told!!Www@FoodAQ@Com

there is a catch
without the sugar there is a lot more chemicals in there and drinks with zero sugar have A LOT of salt
i wood stick with the non zero drinksWww@FoodAQ@Com

Therem are lots of artificial additives, a lot of thinks like that are extremely processed and tho better fatness wize its worse for your healthWww@FoodAQ@Com

They have more additives and sweetners in which can be bad for you!. I also find they are way too fizzyWww@FoodAQ@Com

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