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STOP With Diet Drinks: Experts Warn Even Sugar-Free Sodas Are Linked to Weight Gain, Dementia and Strokes

The American Heart Association has come out with a new warning for those clinging to their soda habits by switching to diet drinks. This is pertinent because, with their sugar-laden counterparts getting so much bad press lately, diet soda has become the go-to option — but research shows even sugar-free drinks put you at risk of weight gain, Type 2 diabetes, dementia and stroke the Daily Mail reports. Children are especially at risk because lifelong habits are often established in childhood, researchers said. Read more...



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