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Is Diet Soda a Healthy Drink?

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Does diet soda consumption help to stave off metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes or help lead to them? Check out information from a study and get a better understanding to see if diet soda is a healthy beverage to drink.


A Study's Findings

By using food frequency questionnaires, study results from the American Diabetes Association's journal, Diabetes Care, showed that drinking diet soda was associated with a 36% risk of metabolic syndrome and a 67% greater relative risk of type 2 diabetes compared to people that never consume diet soda. (1)

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