Why diet soda is NOT better than regular soda: Low-calorie drinks 'just as likely to cause obesity and heart disease by confusing your brain'
Diet soda is as bad for your health and waistline as regular soda, a report warns.
Billions of people drink artificially-sweetened beverages to avoid the calories of sugar.
But according to a five-year study by Purdue University, diet soda is just as likely to lead to obesity.
And even diet soda drinkers who do not put on weight have a significantly increased risk of developing diabetes or heart disease, or of having a stroke.
Researchers admitted even they were surprised by the results.
'Honestly, I thought that diet soda would be marginally better compared to regular soda in terms of... read more
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