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Does Diet Soda Make You Fat? Exploring the Truth

Updated: Dec 26, 2023

It's recommended that women drink 2.7 liters of fluids each day and men should get 3.7. Does this mean to just drink water? Or can this include non-calorie diet soda? Does diet soda impede weight loss?

diet soda with lime in a glass

The Diet Soda Debate: A Fitness Dilemma

A year-long study has put this debate to the test. It compared water drinkers to diet soda sippers in their weight loss journeys. Both groups shed pounds, but the diet soda crowd had a slight edge in keeping it off. How about that!

While this study suggests diet soda might not be the villain we once thought, it's not a free pass to drink unlimited amounts. It's about finding that sweet spot where what you drink feels right for your body and aligns with a balanced diet.

Can Diet Soda Work with a Holistic Lifestyle?

If you're a fan - absolutely. The key is moderation. Mix it up with plenty of flat/sparkling water, herbal teas, and foods high in water content. Remember, it's not just about what you drink; it's about how these choices fit into the bigger picture of your overall health.

Amira Lamb drinking water from a stainless steel water bottle

Wrapping It Up with a Sparkle

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