A body of evidence suggests artificial sweeteners — most often consumed in diet drinks — could raise the risk of weight gain and type 2 diabetes. Some researchers think that artificial sugar may confuse the body.
Holistic Advice for Your Health – Try Not To Drink Diet Soda.
Diet soda is bad for you. There are a number of health concerns related to drinking diet soda. It has been said that it actually increases weight gain, slows down the metabolism and can cause type 2 diabetes. Simple and down to Earth holistic advice suggests switching to unsweetened tea or just drink plain old water.
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