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Saturday, December 03, 2016

Whodathunk? Diet soda promotes weight gain

10-year Harvard study makes counterintuitive conclusion

Does your weight-loss plan include drinking diet soda?

Well, you may want to rethink that strategy.

A 10-year Harvard study part of your weight-loss plan found the drinks with the artificial sweeteners seem to promote weight gain.

Once again, conventional wisdom proves mistaken.

Harvard researcher Vasanti Malik found that the low-calorie sweetener users were heavier and had larger waist circumferences and more abdominal obesity than non-users.

The study is not the first of its kind, nor the first to draw a similar conclusion.



Anonymous said...

The chemicals in diet drinks are hazardous to your health and keeps you addicted to sweets. You are better off to drink sodas with sugar in them, if you can find them anywhere. The good old fountain drinks don't seem to be available anymore.

Anonymous said...

The artificial sweeteners fool your body in more ways to than one.

Anonymous said...

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