I have to differentiate drinks with sugar and drinks with non-nutritive sweeteners.
It seems to me that a sweetened drink can refer to both, and that sweet drinks only contain sugar.
Is there any specific term for drinks with artificial sweeteners ?
Sentence example :
non-nutritive sweetenersmay be quite as bad for your health as
NB : in French we have to word
édulcorant, which means "which can give a sweet taste"
EDIT : the aim of my question is a scientific article. Thus I want to be as specific as I can.