In today’s calorie-obsessed culture, it can be hard to find the truth among all of the health-conscious noise. Often times, Copperas Cove residents are misinformed and misled about the health benefits of trends like as cleanses, sugar alternatives, diets, organic vs. nonorganic, and a myriad of other common topics. Today Dr. Grantham would like to clear up any misconceptions about dental health and diet soda. If you have any questions please call us at Cove Family Dental.
Are Diet Sodas Healthy?
The short answer is no. Originally conceived as low-calorie alternatives to one of America’s first commercial legacies, diet sodas have become extremely popular amidst our country’s battle to lose weight. There’s only one little problem – diet sodas are only marginally better than regular soda. Compared to water, diet soda has zero nutritional value and contains many ingredients that are harmful outside of moderation. (more…)