transformation2008 saidI have been trying to change a lot of habits lately. Years ago I used to drink at least 2-3 2 liters of diet pop a day. A couple months ago I went everything diet caffine free. I am about 95% off of all diet caffine free pop. I have always drank a lot of water but have been buying Crystal Light lately to give me some variety. I wish I liked tea but I do not!
Is Crystal Light any better at all than diet caffine free pop
Many folks bloat on diet pop or Crystal Light like drinks from some of the artificial ingredients used.
Coffee, or tea, is likely your best choice. Certainly, in most cases it's more cost effective. Green tea can provide some great good stuff, too, that's not present in junk drinks.
If you were drinking 6 liters of regular pop a day, that's a HUGE amount of sucrose. It wreaks all sorts of havoc with your body. If you haven't already, you need to have a fasting glucose test done. That much sugar can REALLY mess up your insulin sensitivity, and leads to type 2 diabetes (100% preventable). You need to take a serious look at what you're eating, why, if it's good for you. Why are you now doing the junk drinks?
Study everything you can on the human machine and nutrition. It can save your life.
Try eating moderate, sound, meals. You MUST exercise, even if it's just a 20 minute walk daily. You shouldn't feel hungry, nor thirsty, if you're eating properly.
If you're feeling very thirsty all the time, that's a major sign of high blood sugar, and it requires immediate medical treatment.
Like I said, given your history with such large amounts of sucrose, if you haven't already, get a fasting glucose test done right away. You could be type 2 diabetic, and not know it.
If your blood sugar is messed up, your doctor should be able to help get it under control, and will likely run a HBA1C test to see how messed up you are from such huge amounts of sugar.
Almost certainly, you've damaged yourself with all that sugar. If it was all diet pop, fine...but, understand all that caffeine will dry you out big time.