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Ladies, drop the diet soda: It increases the risk of stroke and heart disease

If you’ve been choosing diet soda over the regular varieties out of health concerns, listen up: Diet soda is just as bad for you, and it’s especially dangerous if you’re a woman. If you ever indulge in soft drinks, there’s a new study you simply can’t afford to ignore.  The eye-opening study was published in the journal Stroke in February. After studying more than 80,000 post-menopausal women, researchers found that drinking artificially sweetened beverages led to a higher risk of not only stroke and coronary heart disease, but also mortality of all causes.  Read more....



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