When you want to lose weight, you may think that switching from regular soda to diet is a good way to cut calories, but studies show that diet soda can actually be just as dangerous to your waistline. Watch this video to find out why diet soda may be off the menu as part of your gastric sleeve diet or any weight lost plan.
Research indicates that the artificial sweeteners in diet soda stimulate the hunger hormone ghrelin causing you to want to eat more. This increased caloric intake is one reason doctors believe diet soda could lead to weight gain.
Disclaimer: This is only for general information. All patients should consult their doctors prior to following any of the recommendations in any articles and videos. Every patient has individual needs and limitations that only their treating physicians can be aware of.