A Purdue University researcher reviewed several studies of diet soda or sweetened low-calorie beverages, finding that they may contribute to longer term health risks.
Diet soda, it turns out, may not be the panacea for weight loss that we all thought - and many of us hoped - it was.
In fact, a Purdue University study has found that diet sodas may be linked to a number of health problems from obesity to diabetes to heart disease, just like their more sugary counterparts.
Susie Swithers, a professor of psychological sciences and a behavioral neuroscientist, reviewed a number of recent studies looking at whether drinking diet soft drinks over the long term increases the likelihood that a person will overeat, gain weight and then develop other health problems. ...