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The Truth About Diet Soda Pop - May 2013
Lisa Kilgour, Registered Holistic Nutritionist, tells us the truth about dietary facts regarding sugar-free, artificially sweetened soda (pop), energy drinks, vitamin waters, etc. She explains how studies have shown these “no calorie” beverages tend to be much worse for your health than advertised.
Watch Lisa's Video on 'The Truth About Diet Soda or Pop'
Credits: Directed by James Blonde. Camera work by James Blonde and Trance Blackman. Edited by Trance Blackman.
Lisa's Bio: Lisa Kilgour, Registered Holistic Nutritionist, lives and works in Peachland and proudly practices from her office at the Peachland Fitness Centre. To take control of your health and find the balanced diet that helps you feel your best, visit EatMoreRealFood.com or call 250.869.9434. - Lisa Kilgour Website - Email
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