Soft drinks are known to contain high sugar is not a problem anymore. Because there are alternatives. Coca-Cola Diet Coke or Diet was considered to be a solution. So, what’s the difference between Diet Coke and Diet Coke?
Diet Coke bermotto “Always Great Taste” is packaged in bottles of gray tin. Many argue if diet sodas contain only 1-4 calories alone, but actually if it is really low calorie levels, manufacturers are not required to write the nutritional information listed on the packaging.
On the nutrition information, in writing if the Diet Coke contains 0 calories, 0 grams fat, 70mg sodium, 0 grams of total carbs, and 0 grams of protein. Its composition is carbonated water, caramel color, aspartame, phosphoric acid, potassium benzoate, natural flavors, citric acid, and caffeine. Artificial sweeteners used are aspartame.
While Coca-Cola Zero contains artificial sweeteners aspartame and acesulfame potassium. With the motto “Real Coca-Cola Taste AND Zero Calories”, Coca-Cola Zero write the nutritional information with 0 calories, 0g fat, 70mg sodium, 0g protein, 0g total and carbs. Made of carbonated water, caramel color, phosphoric acid, aspartame, potassium benzoate, natural flavors, potassium citrate, acesulfame potassium, and caffeine.
Pottasium benzoate gives bad effects to the body. According to the American Cancer Society, this substance is a carcinogen that can cause cancer. While phosphoric acid contained in a soda is very harmful to dental health. The use of artificial sweetener aspartame is also dangerous because it can cause various diseases such as asthma, Hypoglycemia, and vertigo.
24 people editor of huffingtonpost.com tried two types of soda are at random. With almost the same composition, they want to find the difference and which one tastes better. The result, 54 percent were able to distinguish where the Diet Coke, and where Coca-Cola Zero. While 50 percent of tasters prefer a Diet Coke, and 50 percent liked the taste of Coca-Cola Zero.
Some people argue if Diet Coke feels “fake”, not the taste of cola in general. There is also the opinion if it tastes very good. While Coca-Cola Zero was very sweet to the size of the drink without sugar, and very similar to soda in general. In general, according to them, the two soft drinks are just as good.