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NateR 02-08-2013 09:31 PM

Diet Soda increases the risk of diabetes by 33%
 
http://shine.yahoo.com/healthy-livin...192600358.html

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Yet another study confirms what people have been saying for ages: Stop drinking diet soda. Like, right now. Drinking just one 12-ounce can of an artificially sweetened fizzy drink per week can increase your risk of Type 2 diabetes by 33 percent, French researchers found, and given that most people don't stop at a single weekly serving, your real risk for diabetes could actually be much higher.
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Going by the article, it seems that regular soda still puts you at the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, but not nearly as much as artificially sweetened soda.

I'm glad I swore off diet sodas over ten years ago.

TexasRN 02-08-2013 10:17 PM

Sodas are horrible for you no matter how many calories they have or how they are sweetened. I really hate seeing little kids drinking soda out of their sippy cups or bottles. :angry:


~Amy

Bonnie 02-08-2013 11:14 PM

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Originally Posted by NateR (Post 198276)
http://shine.yahoo.com/healthy-livin...192600358.html

:blink:

Going by the article, it seems that regular soda still puts you at the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, but not nearly as much as artificially sweetened soda.

I'm glad I swore off diet sodas over ten years ago
.

Wait a minute, you just mention swearing off "diet", what about "regular" sodas? :laugh:

My friend loves Dr. Pepper, I really think she's addicted to it, anyway, this one time she decided she was going to quit, however, she had a six-pack of