I found the study that relates my case perfectly. If you exercise and live in a hot environment, and you replace drinking water with Diet Coke, the "intake of methanol can exceed 250 mg/day or 32 times the Environmental Protection Agency’s recommended limit of consumption for this cumulative toxin.”
Further, he states that due to the lack of a couple of key enzymes, humans are many times more sensitive to the toxic effects of methanol than animals. Therefore, tests of aspartame or methanol on animals do not accurately reflect the danger for humans.
Here is the study:
Olympic Athlete sidelined by Diet Soda
In 2004, a 25 year old Olympic athlete was diagnosed with Graves disease. Graves disease often strikes middle aged woman. Guess what caused the symptoms?.....Diet soda!
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