How Diet Soda Destroys Your Body & Diet Soda Detox

How Diet Soda Destroys Your Body & Diet Soda Detox

Hi, I’m Jordan Rubin and welcome to Ancient
Medicine Today brought to you by I’m going to tell you something folks, everybody
needs to pay close attention to this information, you need to share this information with everyone
you know because this is breaking news. We’re going to talk today about how diet
soda destroys your body. And if you’ve been a consumer of diet soda,
if you were lead to buy the lie that diet soda helps you lose weight, that diet soda
helps your heart, helps your blood sugar. We’re going to teach you how to detox your
body from diet soda because guess what folks, artificial sweeteners can be as addictive,
get this, as recreational drugs, nicotine. They can be as addictive as alcohol, in fact
the doctor in my hometown wrote a several hundred page book on the deleterious effects
of diet soda. It is not healthy for you. In fact, diet soda can destroy your body but
we’re going to teach you why you should avoid it and how to overcome some of the challenges
and even break the addiction. You do not want to miss this program. So let’s get started. When you consume diet soda, not only is it
addictive but it can cause damage. Now, these side effects have been reported. Now folks, mind you, this is not clinical
research. This is anecdotal, which means human beings
reported this and by the way, I think that’s very, very important. Number one, depression. Diet soda can act as a neurotoxin that can
cross the blood brain barrier and cause depression. We also see kidney damage reported in the
chemical cocktail that is diet soda. Type 2 diabetes, one of the very diseases
that they’re trying to prevent can be caused by diet soda. Folks think about this, you can’t fool the
body. Having an artificial sweetener, that sweet
taste, the body expects energy, expects sugar, it’s not working folks. Type 2 diabetes can actually be accelerated. Cardiovascular disease, it’s unbelievable
what we’re seeing as side effects from diet soda. Here are some others, compromised lungs, so
breathing. Chemicals play a major role in the lungs. And here is a big one folks, reduced brain
defenses. Now your brain is designed to keep certain
things out. That’s that blood brain barrier. If that barrier which is supposed to keep
things in the blood and out of the brain, if that weakens you can begin to have neurotoxicity
which can lead to something called neurodegeneration which may result in Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s,
and Dementia. Folks, I’m Jordan Rubin here for Ancient
Medicine Today, brought to you by and we’re talking about a topic, everyone
in America needs to pay close attention. I travel a lot and I hear on airplanes what
people order. I usually get water with no ice, in case you’re
wondering, but I hear constantly diet soda, diet soda, diet soda. I see children drinking diet soda. And I’ve often said, it shouldn’t be called
diet that’s deceiving, you should get rid of the T that would more explain what this
is doing to us. Okay, so let’s talk about the worst ingredients
in diet soda. Several diet sodas have aspartame, and aspartame
has been reported by individuals to cause the following. Migraines or serious headaches, anxiety, multiple
sclerosis. I have a doctor friend, the pediatrician in
Atlanta that was diagnosed with MS. She went on a healthy diet, got rid of artificial
sweeteners including diet sodas and is now free of the disease, no evidence of lesions. Multiple sclerosis sounds extreme and it is,
but neurotoxicity starts that. Fibromyalgia, this is so common in women,
and diet sweeteners up until recently were exploding on the scene. In fact, sugar is not great. In fact, it can be bad as well. But sugar consumption actually went down in
a year because diet sweeteners were so, so popular. Fibromyalgia is a horrible condition that
can be attributed to diet soda. Hearing loss, who would’ve thought? Diet soda causes so many issues, there is
not enough time today to talk about it. Weight gain, yes the very thing you’re trying
to avoid happens when we consume artificial sweeteners. There was a study that showed, diet soda drinkers
are more likely to be obese. Now, the proponents of diet soda would say,
will that’s because they’re trying to lose weight. Folks either way, it doesn’t make any sense. Here is a big one, brain tumors. Now, we could be talking about malignant or
benign, but brain tumors have been reported in people that drink diet sodas. And I bet you know somebody who drinks 6,
8, or 12 a day. Why? Because they’re addictive, they harm your
neurological system. Epilepsy, seizures can be caused by aspartame. Chronic fatigue syndrome, similar to fibromyalgia
but just an awful condition. And here is a big one folks, Alzheimer’s
disease. Remember, when you consume neurotoxins they
get into your brain and can cause inflammation and major issues and it doesn’t stop there. Lymphoma, diabetes, arthritis, and chemical
sensitivities, why? Because you’re bombarding your body with
man-made chemicals every time you drink that poisonous cocktail. Now there are also artificial or fake dyes. They are carcinogenic contaminants, that means
they cause abnormal cell growth otherwise known as cancer. Also in children that consume these dyes,
you read yellow, lake number three etc., ADHD can be attributed, hyperactivity is what we
used to call it. And allergy-like reactions, people are sensitive
to these chemicals especially when they’re consumed over and over again. They are not natural to the body. Here is another, worst ingredient in diet
sodas. Now you may remember this from being a child
where you would run an experiment in school where you’d put a nail in soda and due to
the phosphoric acid, the nail will rust. That is the poster child experiment for oxidative
stress. Major kidney problems can be caused by phosphoric
acid and the inability to detox it. Nutritional deficiencies, tissue damage, folks,
look at this one. Accelerated aging, just as a shiny nail can
rust when you consume phosphoric acid which is found in all sodas, particularly diet sodas,
you will age faster. And tooth enamel erosion. Folks I don’t know why anyone watching would
not immediately clean out your fridge of this garbage and send a link to this video to everybody
you know because diet sodas can destroy your body. But stay tuned, we’re going to teach you
how to detox your body and some alternatives to allow you to switch from sodas to something
much healthier. Phosphoric acid, this is probably the number
one side effect, lowers bone density. Phosphoric acid literally pulls nutrients,
including calcium, out of the bones and imbalances the body’s PH. Here’s another one, sucralose. This was so popular, tastes like sugar because
it’s made from sugar. Yeah, sugar and chlorine. And what does chlorine do? Chlorinated sucrose, which is sucralose, destroys
your probiotics which leads to intestinal cramping and bloating. I don’t care, folks what color it comes
in pink, yellow, or blue. Get off the diet sweeteners and get off the
diet sodas. Now, there are other compounds in diet sodas,
bromine related and they’re actually similar to flame retardants. And what do they cause? Skin rashes, nerve disorders, tremors, and
memory loss. They even mimic some of these brain conditions. People are getting diagnosed with brain diseases,
neurological diseases and they’re really caused by what we’re putting in our bodies. Folks, here’s the good news, if you’ve consumed
diet sodas, and thank the Lord I can stand before you today and say I’ve never had a
sip of a diet soda, pretty awesome. What about yourself? If you’ve consumed them, doctors recommend
them, I don’t blame you, advertisements say they’re better. Friends. If you’ve consumed sodas or know someone
who has, let’s start to detox from that. Number one, eat smart sweets. Folks, pictured there are cinnamon sticks. Do you know that those are sweet and delicious
without any sugar and fat? They do the opposite of what diet sodas do. They boost your gut, they boost your blood
sugar balance, they help cleanse your body of imbalances. You want to eat smart sweets. I love raw honey. I think coconut blossom sugar or coconut nectar
is also good. Maple syrup is okay, Agave is not my favorite,
but it’s not terrible. I like stevia and monk fruit if you want to
avoid calories. And xylitol, okay, but not great. Eat smart sweets, certainly fruits are great
in limited quantities. You want to detox your kidneys. The best way to do this, pretty simple, drink
more water or cleansing beverages that include dandelion and other herbs. Milk thistle is actually great for the kidneys
as it is for the liver. Juniper berry is another one, and you can
use essential oils to detox the kidneys. If you’ve consumed artificial sweeteners,
load up on probiotics, load up on them from foods such as yogurt, kefir, amasai, raw cheeses,
kombucha, kavas, apple and coconut vinegars. You want to consume sauerkraut, kimchi, miso,
natto, or take a probiotic that has soil and plant based microbes. You want to repair that gut-brain connection. How do you do it? Eat soups and broths. Bone broth is a great way to seal the gut
and seal the brain. Make some today. It will do wonders for you. And nature sweeteners, you can find nature
sweetener and green leaf stevia in honey and find it in delicious fruits. The less you rely on the super sweet chemical-laden
artificial sweeteners the more you will awaken your taste buds for something really good. Folks, here are options for you to transition
from artificial sweeteners, diet sodas, to other refreshing beverages that are also pleasantly
sweet. Speaking of switch, switchel. Switchels are beverages that contain apple
cider vinegar and other compounds. Now here is the great news. The power of sour curves your cravings for
sweets. If you’re somebody who loves sweets, sour
can destroy that desire and unlock an amazing health potential. Switchel’s are becoming very popular, I’m
so excited that apple cider vinegar which was pioneered by Dr. Jarvis, later Paul Bragg,
is now the “it” beverage. It’s great with its organic acids, with
its probiotics, great for your blood sugar, great for your digestion. So consume switchel. Coconut water is amazing as well. Coconut water has electrolytes, potassium,
sodium, a little bit of magnesium, and calcium. It’s pleasantly sweet, it is a real food. Kombucha is wonderful as well, make it at
home, buy it at your local health food or grocery store. Kombucha has probiotics, organic acids, enzymes,
is sweet but also sour. You know what I love? Sparkling mineral water. I love mixing sparkling mineral water with
a little lemon juice, a little honey, or some raw juices. It is awesome. It is like a soda. Start out, half sparkling mineral water and
half raw or fresh juice and then begin to decrease the juice. You know what my kids love? Fresh squeezed orange juice and sparkling
mineral water. Really, really good. Apple is amazing as well. Folks, I’m Jordan Rubin and we are coming
to the conclusion of our episode of Ancient Medicine Today. What we’re talking about, how diet soda
destroys your body and a diet soda detox, and great alternatives. I promise you, we’ve done some amazing programs
but none are more important than this. If you believe that diet sodas and artificial
sweeteners can destroy your health, and I’ve heard dozens of testimonials. A local medical doctor from where I grew up
said that he has treated hundreds of patients from aspartame and sucralose addiction and
he says, it is harder to break than recreational drugs, than alcohol, nicotine. It’s amazing. Caffeine etc. So, if you know or love somebody who consumes
diet sweeteners even if they’re in one of the remote areas of the U.S. that hasn’t
really caught on to the health trends, we see that a lot where certain places in the
South, certain places in the Central U.S. are less likely to shop at health food stores,
they’re more likely to buy into the fads that big food wants you to believe in. Send this link to them. Say, “Listen, I want you to hear what diet
soda might be doing. I want you to understand this because I care
about you, I love you.” Please share this message. It is super critical that people hear about
this so kids can get off these things. Adults, the elderly, we want to preserve our
brain and our body and the best way to do it is to stop poisoning ourselves with diet
sodas. So folks, here’s a recap. Look at all those horrific side effects that
you’ll get from consuming diet sodas. We’re talking about depression, kidney issues,
type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, we’re talking about lung issues, weakened brain
defense. And here’s what you want to avoid, aspartame,
food coloring and chemical dyes, phosphoric acid which is in all soda, rusts a nail and
it rusts your insides, sucralose, and any type of brominated substance which is actually
similar to a flame retardant. But here is what we need to do. We need to eat smart sweets, detox the kidneys,
remember we talked about drinking water and teas, you want to boost your probiotic content
with foods and supplements, repair that gut-brain connection with bone broth, collagen, etc.,
consume nature’s sweeteners, honey, coconut sugar, maple syrup, date sugar or some zero
calorie, zero sugar sweeteners such as stevia and monk fruit or luo han guo. And here is what you do instead of consuming
diet sodas. Try switchel. You can make recipes for it right on,
coconut water as well, kombucha, which we also will teach you how to make and why it’s
good on, and sparkling mineral water mixed with a little bit of juice, maybe a
little stevia and maybe a little honey. Folks, I’m Jordan Rubin here for Ancient
Medicine Today and our program exists to give you powerful information that you can use
to transform your body from the inside out and the health of your entire family. You’re not just a viewer, you are part of
our army. So if you enjoyed this message, and I know
for some you it was a hard pill to swallow, make sure to share it with those that you
know drink diet sodas or consume artificial sweeteners. Together we can begin to change the way those
big companies produce foods. And you want to go ahead and do your best
each and every day to keep the bad out of your body, get the good in. And remember, has hundreds of articles,
expanded information on many of the subjects we touched on today. Great recipes, and make sure if you’re not
subscribed to this channel, whether it’s Facebook or YouTube, subscribe because we’re
here every day, sometimes multiple times a day helping you make health and wellness your
foundation with practical ways to transform your health, one bite, one sip, one meal,
one day at a time. I’m Jordan Rubin, God bless you, and see
you next time.


  1. Problem I see with is that you can't provide scientific evidence. I drink diet soda but I am not addicted (like 2-3 cans a week) and I would try to eliminate that. But, again, with no study or scientific evidence…

  2. Is it true that aspartame causes Alzhemeirs or dementia. My Dad died 2 years ago from dementia and he use to drink diet soda.

  3. :50 – It's NOT a lie.

    Coke Zero helps me stay on track with my daily caloric intake. I use the calories I save there for something else.

    So, for me, Coke Zero does NOT lead to weight gain.

  4. They are telling the truth about diet soda. This isn't the first time that ive heard this. People please don't get upset because the information that you are hearing goes aganist what you want to do.

  5. I don't need any proof from any scientific or other research. That aspartame isn't anything to fool with. I know that for a fact. I drank that shit everyday. Drank it for 43 years started with Tab. I haven't had a diet anything since Thanksgiving of 2016. I quit cold turkey. I thought I felt good before. Heck no. Now I feel like a million dollars. Go ahead and drink that crap people. You are only going to throw it away if you want to. Hope it's not too late! !

  6. On Dr. Axe's website I found in one instance Xlitol was not good but then on another subject he uses it in mouthwash and in his Candida diet. So should we or shouldn't we use Xlitol?

  7. I was listening until you said ANECDOTAL (Not necissarily TRUE or Reliable). I hate people like you. Present yourselves as experts but not showing pure clinical research. Ive unsubcribed. Don't trust this chanenel no more

  8. 'Thank the Lord' is right! Just sent this to my mom who has lived on Diet Pepsi almost her entire life and is dealing with a lot of health issues.

  9. I had gastritis in my stomach at age of 12 years old. The doctor put me in the special diet and eliminate all sodas from my diet.
    I am glad I follow her diet. No more soda ever.

  10. audio sync issues? lol its all messed for me. I agree with someone else commenting. I'm not disputing your claims. I would like to see some research knowledge bombs in here. Anyone can stand there and say A, B and C are bad for you because X, Y and Z.

  11. I want to take you seriously, but when you say such GARBAGE and then act like it's so much better than REAL actual information… I just can't. I mean you believe 'THE PEOPLE' over actual REAL freaking research? Have you been living under a rock your entire bloody life? THE PEOPLE, LIE ALL THE DAMN TIME. I do not trust people AT all and the fact that you feel like a bunch of random people SAYING something is more valid than an actual study then you really need to get your head screwed on straight. My neighbor told me she was abducted by aliens and that the reason why she has depression is because of her toothbrush! That's directly FROM the people and so therefore that makes it even MORE true!!!! Not saying that people never tell the truth, but there are a MILLION factors of why people LIE. There is also a bunch of misinformation out there too. Some people CONNECT the dots just because it's what their GUT feeling is, but has no proof whatsoever other than 'oh cuz its like wat i felt yo'. I could go on about this but I'm not going to. I'll leave you with this though, thanks for ENFORCING humanities stupidity and making me not even bother with the rest of this video. I mean there are REAL VALID reason's why you shouldn't drink diet soda or regular soda, but you decided to go down the BIG FOOT route so enjoy the ride.

  12. just research this information, I've never seen anyone so determined to share this information with the ones who watch his channel, detox diet or plan is a life time commitment, just look at the things in your diet that can change add the things that are best like cow milk switch to almond milk. it takes time but it will come together and benefit from them🤔🤔💪🤧

  13. diet soda is poison! Aspartame is toxix and is basically formaldahyde!!! Anything labeled Diet, Max, 0% , Light /lite are all Poisons

  14. Diet soda helps you gain weight and stay well "preserved". Won't touch it. Once in a blue moon I will have a regular soda. Rest of the time I drink water, coffee, tea or smoothies (homemade smoothies).

  15. I already stopped all kind of cola, since i went to dentist and had 9 teeth decay, it's the worst American drink.

  16. Please can we have references for every claim you are making? Every book spoken about and a paper for every symptom/condition you are claiming is linked to diet soda? Thank you, I am genuinely interested

  17. I drink one 33cl coca cola or diet cola once a week with my pizza, handburger or kebab thats it i have one cheat day // sweden

  18. After 30 years of drinking diet soda, I'm 8 months free and I'm loving every minute of it. I have learned so much from food and health activist like you, Foodbabe, and Max Goldberg, you are changing lives, thank you for your contributions.

  19. I have used coke drinks to clean my toilet. I will never drink the stuff. As a cleaner it didn't perform that well as Baking Soda and vinegar so, no Soda in our home.

  20. artificial anything is suspect as most cause addiction and major disease food industry only cares about profits by spreading lies

  21. Will it help increase my ejaculation. I'm trying to shoot further than 10 feet, i'm currently at 3 feet. Lemme know.

  22. Appreciate the intent of the video, but I recommend citing actual studies vs. anecdotal feedback. I didn't find this very credible.

  23. Josh and ruban . Keep up the good work . Yes plenty of water it comes out via the urine and the lungs/mouth. Clear gel like substance. As the mitochondria in lymphatic system is damaged it uses the lungs .

  24. Nothing against this guy (on the video). But, why does it say that it's Dr. Axe, and then has this guy on the videos all the time:?!!? I keep thinking that it's going to be a video by Dr. Josh Axe. And, then, this other guy is on the video. Like I said, nothing against this other guy at all. Just kind of confusing when it says that it's a video by Dr. Josh Axe, and then some other guy is on the video. That's all. And, most of the time, now, when I go to click on a video said to be by Dr. Axe, I end up seeing this other guy.

  25. Perhaps you can help us out, in April this year, my husband had triple bypass surgery, however prior to the surgery the doctors said he could have no water, because the water washes sodium out of his system, and then he is to low. So all he is able to drink is diet ginger-ale, he is II Diabetic, cardiac problems and his diet is low fat, low salt and low carb diet, He weighs 116 pounds. When this whole thing started he weighed 140 pounds and he lost weight steadily until, because of fluid weight gain, he ended up in the hospital. Now he is allowed 8-16 ounces of water (water and melted ice) one glass of juice diluted with water, and the rest is diet ginger-ale…. up to approx. 84 ounces total per day.

  26. I was a Diet Coke addict for 30 years (about 2 per day). I guess I should be completely destroyed by now. I have none of the issues he warns us about.

  27. I clean automotive batteries with cans of Coke. It eats the corrosion off the battery terminals. What do you think it does to your body?? Try it some time and you'll see for yourself.

  28. Best thing you can do is change your mindset to soda as a once in a while 'treat' vs a normal drink. Splurge on quality real sugar small batch soda and have one a week as a treat. Quality > Quantity and never go for the artificial sweeteners. I use the same mindset for red meat.

  29. This is total nonsense. NutraSweet is safe very safe it's been studied more than any of the sweetener you can't say that about other products like Xylitol that health people like to push on

  30. Nope, not breaking news. Our 103 yr old food, science, and nutrition labs, have centrafused down soda and energy drinks to the molecular level. It's why over 80 elite Olympic athletes for decades, have only used our hydration drinks. 137 Olympic medals and counting. We make custom fluids for NASA, astronauts and the space station.
    Building healthier and wealthier lives since 1956.

  31. The same thing happened to me, diagnosed with PPMS, changed diet and rehabbed out of my wheelchair in 4 years

  32. I hate to say it but I’ve been drinking Diet Coke and Pepsi max for 3 years everyday and also I drink water but I’ve had no effects

  33. This is correct. It screwed me. I am only water now. I hope I didn’t do damage already. Ugh. I was addicted for years.

  34. Take a look at an old black and white photo of a crowd of people at the beach. Compare that to a picture today. The extreme obesity today versus the nonexistence yesterday is overwhelming. Soda, both regular and diet is probably the main reason why.

  35. Diet soda destroys your teeth. It can cause heartburn and dyed sodas are very hard on your kidneys. I got off it 6 months ago and it was very tough to give up. Just too many cons to keep doing it.

  36. Thank you for this video. I am highly addicted to diet soda; have been since the 8th grade. I have (in the last year or two) quit smoking cigarettes and recently quit alcohol as well. The only vice I have left to quit- is diet soda.

  37. People hate to and don't even want to hear anything that goes against what they believe to be true – diet sodas are as bad as regular. What they hate the most is the only real safe alternative to soda is water or flavored carbonated water or maybe natural tea but that's it.

  38. I like lemon water with mint leaves, add ginger… I do drink diet soda once in awhile but I'm ready to stop and take better care of my body.

  39. I quit drinking diet Mountain Dew a week ago. I was drinking up to 12 cans a day for years. I did a 3 day water fast to kickstart the quitting process. My ketone levels went from .7- .8 to a consistent 4.1- 5 all week. I only drink plain water now. I am currently going through aspartame withdrawal, but it’s not that bad. Today is the first day I’m not having any cravings for the diet Mountain Dew.😊

  40. Just shared on FB. Like you said I love my friends and family. And it sucks seeing them slowly killing themselves.

  41. Hello I love you guys. Aspertame in diet Coke was a major addiction for me for many years. In had gotten to the point of drinking a six pack a day. I began losing my eyesight. I ended up doing a report on the dangers of aspertame and discovered I was destroying my body. I am 13 years free of dirty soda.

  42. Omg thankyou for sharing this with us. I am so addicted to these. I am going to.get off them as soon as i can. Thankyou again 👍

  43. Dr Ruben your as intelligent as dr axe with a pep and a dash of passion. sharing this and hoping the word hits as many people as possible its the least we all can do for anyone that may be curious.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *