While Dr. Charlie Seltzer of the Huffington Post is fairly neutral on the subject of diet soda, believing that its benefits and downsides are dependent on the individual, Allison Aubrey from NPR reports that diet sodas h... More »

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Diet sodas, which typically are artificially sweetened, come with a host of harmful side effects, according to researchers. A study conducted at the University of Minnesota concluded that consuming just one diet soda per... More »

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Both regular and diet sodas are linked to obesity, certain cancers and kidney damage, and regular sodas are accused of elevating blood pressure. Regular soda is also a significant source of empty calories and sugars in p... More »

Some harmful side effects of diet soda may include metabolic syndrome, depression and the increased chance of developing Type 2 diabetes. Metabolic syndrome refers a list of risk factors; if an individual displays three ... More »

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Researchers disagree about whether or not diet soda affects someone's metabolism, but some scientists do believe that diet soda causes the metabolism to slow down because the body becomes confused and does not process su... More »

According to the Harvard School of Public Health, drinking soda increases the risk of developing heart disease, type 2 diabetes and obesity. Drinking soda and other sugary beverages is also linked to decreased bone densi... More »

Both regular and diet sodas are linked to obesity, certain cancers and kidney damage, and regular sodas are accused of elevating blood pressure. Regular soda is also a significant source of empty calories and sugars in p... More »