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Death by Diet Soda? Study prompting public angst

September 10, 2019 by


Death by Diet Soda? A new study that links artificially sweetened beverages to premature death is prompting public angst. Some scientists say it has significant flaws. By Andrew Jacobs Does guzzling diet soda lead to an early demise? There was a collective gasp among Coke Zero and Diet Pepsi drinkers this week after media reports […]

Here’s proof that diet soda can make you hungrier

July 13, 2016 by


by Susan Rinkunas Did you hear that? That was the collective shriek of diet-soda drinkers after reading about the latest study linking artificial sweeteners to hunger. Previous research has connected the non-booze part of Taylor Swift’s favorite cocktail with increased appetite and calorie consumption and gaining more belly fat than people who didn’t drink diet […]

Study suggests drinking soda piles on fat around internal organs

January 14, 2016 by


While many of us love a nice cold can of coke with our meal, we also know that soda isn’t exactly the best thing for our health. You’ve all more than likely heard of all the negative effects soda has on the body, but for some reason, it doesn’t exactly make us drink it any […]

Consumer Reports: Too many sodas contain potential carcinogen

January 24, 2014 by


(CNN) — A chemical found in many sodas may be dangerous to your health, Consumer Reports says. The golden-brown color of many soft drinks comes with a dose of the chemical 4-methylimidazole, or 4-MeI. On U.S. product labels it appears simply as “caramel coloring.” Those who say the chemical may possibly cause cancer include the […]

Diet soda is doing these 7 awful things to your body

October 19, 2012 by


by Mandy Oaklander (Prevention) Pop quiz! What’s the single biggest source of calories for Americans? White bread? Big Macs? Actually, try soda. The average American drinks about two cans of the stuff every day. “But I drink diet soda,” you say. “With no calories or sugar, it’s the perfect alternative for weight watchers…Right?”Not so fast. […]