Diet Soda: Zero Calories, But Still Makes You Fat

Posted on 07/10/2012 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthRegular soda is full of sugar and calories that can make you fat, but what about no-calorie, diet soda? Shouldn’t it help keep you from gaining weight? A growing number of studies say no. In fact, drinking diet soda seems to have the same effect on your waistline as regular sodas, causing weight gain and a craving for more sugar, reports A new paper published in Obesity Reviews finds that consuming large amounts of fructose (a type of sugar), artificial sweeteners, and …