Don Ponders Link between Diet Soda and Weight Maintenance
I've been drinking cola since my teenage years and switched to diet cola when it first came out. Since the calories in any regular soft drink come from the sweetener (whether sugar or high fructose corn syrup), I figured anything I could do to cut calories would help my weight.
With that in mind and to save money, years later I started making my own diet cola at home using tap water, diet cola syrup from a warehouse club and a countertop carbonation system.
Earlier this year I saw articles about a possible connection between diet soda and weight issues. Seriously? How could no-calorie, artificially sweetened soft drinks possibly make me fat?
It appears that …
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Publication information: Article title: Don Ponders Link between Diet Soda and Weight Maintenance. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: May 25, 2011. Page number: 4. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 2011 Gale Group.
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