Attention Please! Here is Bad News For Diet Soda Drinkers

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Diet soda can put on weight

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If you think diet soda can help you lose weight, think again. Diet soda does not contain sugar or calories, but in fact, diet soda can make you want to eat sugar. According to a 2021 study, a soda with sucralose, a calorie-free sweetener used in many diet drinks, can stimulate some people’s appetite. Another study found that artificial sweeteners such as aspartame and saccharin were linked to increased appetite and increased risk of obesity.

In addition, a 2010 study found that aspartame and sucralose could make you want more sugar.

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