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katrinab
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can i have diet coke while on a sugar free diet for candida? if not what kinds of sugar free things can i have?
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WhitneyS
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No. Do some searches on fructose, sucrose, they all break down into sugar in your body-- even though its not called sugar. This is why dried fruits and high carb levels are also off limits-- its the same as eating plain sugar.

Also Diet Coke is horrrrrible for detox efforts. Try out Zevia, they have it at whole foods-- made with stevia (herb), no sugar no calories, I love it :-)

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GREEN TEA is good. YOGI CHAI GREEN is my favorite.

Diet soda is very toxic to a human for many reasons, some described here:

http://flash.lymenet.org/scripts/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=3;t=029690;p=0

Excitotoxins; MSG; Aspartame; & "Natural" Flavors
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I've read that artificial sweeteners reduce "friendly" bacteria in the gut.

If you want carbonated beverages, buy plain sparkling water and put fresh squeezed lemon juice & a little stevia in it.

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Has anyone had a bad reaction to stevia? I cannot tolerate artificial sweeteners. I tried stevia and got the same,type of awful headache as with artificial sweeteners.

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I loved Diet Coke, but the aspartame is a neurotoxin...so I had to quit [Frown]

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Just an FYI Zevia soda also has Erithryol in it. Doesn't bother me, but it's not 100% stevia as they lead you to believe.
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I know I can't. I can no longer tolerate stevia either. Grows yeast for me.

sugar alcohols are really bad too, by the way

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yea yeast is a big problem for me, diet coke always gives me a strange buzz, not horrific, but its better then sugar so I justify it. In the end though aspartame is a nasty toxin that none of us need. Splenda was alot better for me. So I drink weight watchers diet soda with splenda, has plenty of flavor and no ill effects.
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splenda is not good either .. the gut still considers it to be sugar

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Razzle
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Splenda is not good either...has a lot of maltodextrin in it, from what I understand...

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I cannot tolerate stevia either.

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Razzle
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Forgot to add, yeah, I'm allergic to stevia...

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pme, I get the same thing on any of the fake ones

Oh ! what a glorious day it would be to feel normal again......

.NO sugar ,carbs, emf's?, pop, real sleep, pain,on and on it goes .....I'm flustered today .
SORRY

,how can these Infectious disease doctor's just blow all this misery off???

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