Diet soda linked to heart disease: study

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Link found between diet soda and cardiovascular disease.

The consumption of diet soft drinks may be associated with Type 2 diabetes and development of the condition known as metabolic syndrome — high blood pressure, abdominal obesity and other risk factors according to some studies. Now a 10-year epidemiological study has found a link between diet soft drinks and cardiovascular disease.

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Daily Intake of Diet Soda Could Increase Risk of Vascular Events

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Diet soda increases your risk of vascular events.

For years diet soda has been portrayed as the “healthier soda” choice because it has no calories. But zero calorie sweeteners like saccharin and aspartame come with risks including a link with bladder cancer, brain tumors, and osteoporosis. If that’s not reason enough to put down the frighteningly sweet bubbled beverage, new research recently presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference in Los Angeles found that daily intake of diet soda increases your risk of vascular events by 61 percent, according to a story on the Today Show.

 

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Being a Diet Soda Junkie Puts You at Greater Risk of Weight Gain: Study

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Does ordering a diet soda with this meal compensate for the calorie overload?

We’ve all seen it. Someone bellies up to the fast food counter and orders a Whopper with cheese, large fries  and diet soda — as if a zero-calorie chaser can compensate for the 1,300 calorie overload. Or are you guilty of scarfing down a whole big bag of Nacho Cheese Doritos and a Diet Mountain Dew?

 

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