Healthy Living

Can Diet Soda Make You Fat?

diet soda linked to obesityCould that stuff we drink to stay skinny actually be making us fat?

A Kaiser Permanente study found links between the BPA lined cans of food and drinks like diet soda and increased risk of obesity for puberty age girls.

Drinking diet soda in a bottle? You’re still at risk.

Drinking two or more diet sodas each day made a person five times more likely to gain weight. After a 10 year study, researchers at the University of Texas found people who drink diet soda were 70% more likely to be overweight. Drinking two or more diet sodas each day made a person five times more likely to gain weight, theoretically because artificial sweeteners inhibit the brain cells that make you feel full.

Not to mention the fact that the calorie-free sweetener aspartame converts to formaldehyde in your body, according to the FDA. Embalming from the inside out? Yummy.

I’m sticking with water, just in case.

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