Coca-Cola Vs Coca-Cola Zero : All Myths Busted

By | March 6, 2017

As the demand for less sugar or sugar-free drinks is increasing day by day, MNC’s are following the trend to win the race.Keeping this mind, Coca-Cola Zero was introduced into the market way back in 2005 in the form of a black shiny can.Coca-Cola Zero aims to taste just like the “real Coke flavor.”

Even Pepsico Is reducing Sugar level in their Soft drinks

Coca-Cola Zero

Motto: Real Coca-Cola Taste with Zero Calories

Nutritional Information: While the label clearly advertises this beverage as a zero calorie cola, we are not entirely certain that its minimal calorie content is simply not required to be noted in the nutritional information. Coca-Cola Zero’s nutritional information reads 0 Calories, 0g Fat, 40mg Sodium, 0g Total Carbs, 0g Protein.

Coca Cola Zero

Coca-Cola Zero VS Coca-Cola – popsoap.com

Artificial sweetener: Aspartame and acesulfame potassium

Ingredients: Carbonated water, caramel color, phosphoric acid, aspartame, potassium benzonate, natural flavors, potassium citrate, acesulfame potassium, caffeine.

Coca-Cola Vs Coca-Cola Zero

This Video clearly shows that the Coca-Cola is left with large amount of Sugar which will obviously have health issues while Coca-Cola Zero is left with minimal amount of sugar that too in the form of additive(Aspartame). But this doesn’t mean that Coca-Cola Zero is good or healthy to drink.
As far as Nutritional Content is concerned for Coca-Cola Zero, It is clearly stated above.
But it may cause some health issues in the following cases:

Aspartame

Aspartame, popularly known as NutraSweet, is a sugar substitute found in many no-calorie, no-sugar sodas, including Coke Zero. A 2005 European study conducted by the European Ramazzini Foundation suggested there may be a link between aspartame and cancer, but the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, questions the validity of this study and maintains the position that aspartame is safe. The FDA says the only individuals who should avoid this sugar substitute completely are those with the genetic disorder phenylketonuria.

Caffeine

The caffeine in Coke Zero may also pose certain health risks. Although the amount of caffeine in this soda is relatively small when compared with a cup of coffee, some individuals may be sensitive to the effects of caffeine and experience unpleasant side effects from it. Caffeine may cause unpleasant side effects, such as restlessness, irritability and difficulty sleeping, especially when consumed in excess.

References :

http://www.livestrong.com/article/327009-coke-zero-health-risks/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2016/04/18/diet-coke-vs-coca-cola-zero_n_1199008.html

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