Just because a product says “healthy”, “natural”, or “sugar-free” doesn’t mean it’s good for you. Same goes for the word “diet”. Whether it’s diet snacks or diet soda, those fewer calories have their price.
Diet Soda And Heart Disease
Diet soda is advertised as a healthy substitute for regular soda because it has fewer calories. But the story doesn’t end there. One in five Americans United States admit to consuming diet drinks every day (1). This very statistic is what sparked the curiosity of Dr. Ankur Vyas, a fellow in cardiovascular disease at Univesity of Iowa Health Care Hospitals and Clinics.
Despite the popularity of diet drinks, Dr. Vyas noticed that there was a lack of data concerning their health consequences. This is particularly true when it comes to cardiovascular health.
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