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It looks like this was a fake ad by RJ White, made for a JD Ryznar, at his request: Favor From Clever Dudes Hey, if any of you dudes, clever with Photoshop or something siminar, are bored a work today, I wonder if you could do me this favor: Create an advertisement from "The Soda Pop Board Of America" Advertising the benefits of giving soda pop ...


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Lets run down the list and see what we get. (100% of your recommended daily intake of sugar.) The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommendation is 50 grams of sugar per day. The American Heart Association says 20 grams for women and 36 grams for men. One can of coke contains 39 grams of sugar. I'm going to call that true. The sugar content is only ...


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FDA According to the US FDA PART 172 -- FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED FOR DIRECT ADDITION TO FOOD FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION Subpart I--Multipurpose Additives Sec. 172.804 Aspartame. ... (a) Aspartame is the chemical 1-methyl N- l-[alpha]-aspartyl-l-phenylalanine (C14H18N2O5). ... 2) The label of any food containing the additive shall ...


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Diet soda refers to a calorie-free carbonated beverage sweetened by artificial sweeteners. The current evidence does not provide a proof that diet soda causes weight gain, but the main points are: Overweight individuals may drink diet soda to prevent further weight gain, but they still gain weight because they do not decrease calorie intake from foods, ...


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Diet soda intake is associated with long-term increases in waist circumference in a biethnic cohort of older adults is the journal article they're citing. The article you quoted is slightly incorrect in that the increase in waist circumference is what triples. Adjusted for initial WC, demographic characteristics, physical activity, diabetes mellitus, and ...


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Once we run through the list of ingredients in Diet Coke which are carbonated Water, Caramel Color, Aspartame, Phosphoric Acid, Potassium Benzoate (To Protect Taste), Natural Flavors, Citric Acid, Caffeine in comparison to the claim, we can see that some of the smaller claims for this Diet Coke Infographic seems to be partially true over time when unusually ...


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Q: So, is the claim that you should consume sugary drinks with carb-heavy meals to reduce your calorie consumption when compared to diet drinks credible? In the abstract of the study in Yahoo Style they said: "New research suggests that we might be better off ordering the full-fat version of our favourite drinks to guzzle down post-meal instead." Nobody in ...


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Yes. As long as the diet soda is still a sweetened beverage containing artificial (ie non-caloric) sweetener, then they do help make people fat. Regardless of age. That is, as a tendency: eat more. And this is really old news. Artificial sweeteners are for a long time now used to fattened pigs and cattle. The research there is now just how to optimise its ...


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In this answer, "diet soda" refers to any sugar-free version of the drinks known as soda. "In many parts of the U.S., soda is a sweet, fizzy drink (Vocabulary.com)." Is diet soda as bad for your teeth as regular soda? According to some experiemental studies, diet soda can be erosive to teeth, but seems to be less erosive than regular soda. An in vitro ...


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The claim 'drinking a can of soda is just as bad for you as smoking a cigarette' can be denied on two factors mentioned below. A study researching dietary patterns, food groups, and telomere length in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) in 2008 found no connection between sugar-sweetened soda and telomere length (i.e. shorter telomeres). This ...


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Evidence through research shows that consumption of sugar sweetened beverages, artificially sweetened beverages, and fruit juice is associated with risk of diabetes but this simple correlation does not imply causation. No study has estimated how many diabetes cases can be caused by consuming sugar sweetened beverages. Research through observational studies ...


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