Many people struggling to lose weight begin consuming diet soft drinks to reduce their sugar and calorie intake. But some studies have shown that they might be puting themselves at risk for something more dangerous than a few extra pounds.
New research indicates that daily consumption of diet soft drinks may be associated with Type 2 diabetes and increased risk for stroke and heart attack. Though the authors caution that other variables may be to blame, there is really no health benefit of consuming these beverages.
Read more at The New York Times.