Here at Hilton Head Health, we love to educate our Guests on the best options for their dietary needs to help them navigate their own weight loss paths and wellness journeys and form a healthy diet plan.
This video may be a little on the crazy/goofy side. That is just my personality coming through. On a different note, I would like to share some information in regards to diet drinks including diet sodas, non-caloric sweetened beverages and those carbonated drinks that always sound “oh-so refreshing.” Are diet drinks and diet soda healthy? I think most people have a few concerns or questions regarding diet drinks and if they are indeed a healthy choice or not:
Various studies have researched the influence diet sodas have among those who regularly consume them. Instead of giving you lengthy descriptions of these particular studies, I will do my best to sum things up:
At the end of the day, avoid being the food police. It can be very easy to view certain foods or items as “good” or “bad”—if we continue to have this mentality then what happens when we choose something “bad”? Have you blown the rest of the day? NO! Are diet drinks the best, healthy choice? Probably not and for multiple reasons. However, evaluate your meal plan as a whole and decide where you can make the most realistic and sustainable modifications.
What do you like to drink instead of diet soda? Water? Tea?