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FDA supports diet soda: They declined to ban misleading advertising for artificially sweetened drinks

It’s hard to ignore the writings on the wall when it comes to diet soda. Several studies have pointed out the adverse effects of drinking diet sodas.  People who regularly drank diet soda are more likely to develop stroke and dementia and may not be even helping you lose weight.  Still, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) did just that and denied a petition that asked to prohibit companies such as Coca-Cola and PepsiCo from using the word “diet” in beverages like Diet Coke and Diet Pepsi as using the term is “deceptive, false, and misleading.”  Read more...



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