Aspartame, one of the most common artificial sweeteners found in diet drinks, has been accused of a long list of side effects. Headaches, abdominal pain, fatigue and change in heart rate are some of the reactions associated with consuming aspartame. There are some diet drinks that contain alternative sweeteners, so you can still enjoy a low or calorie free soda if you’re trying to avoid aspartame. Diet Rite is made with a blend of sucralose brand name Splenda and Acesulfame potassium. It was the first manufacturer to produce soda drinks without aspartame or saccharin. Diet Rite soda is also made without sodium, which is important to people watching their sodium intake. Zevia is a diet soda that uses Stevia as a sweetener rather than aspartame.
We only use the Diet with Splenda and cannot find it anywhere for months now. If you are in AZ or southwest Colorado, the distributor is based in Flagstaff. Back to tea and seltzer water.
Back to Coke I go! Now I have to search for another drink. Andrea Boldt has been in the fitness industry for more than 20 years. I have got it from Kroger many times. I live in NM so it might be difficult to find these other diet sodas. Let us elaborate. Why is Coke Zero bad for you? Usual buy Diet Rite which is also caffeine free. Linda on July 28, at am.
I am angry and frustrated. But when Pepsi went aspartame free I went with them. But when they returned, it was sort ofwhisked by the public. Only the soda companies could blend two evils—high fructose corn syrup and artificial sweeteners—and market it as a healthier choice. Coke and Pepsi can dry up as far as I care. I have read several articles about aspartamine, and am so disgusted with the FDA! I live in NM so it might be difficult to find these other diet sodas.