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Diet soda and the mass effect

Sugar-free and diet soft drinks do cause weight gain, contrary to popular belief, especially when consumers are drinking more than one soda per day. A study found that diet soda drinkers were more likely in the long term to gain weight compared to full sugar soda drinkers. Researchers believe that it is a combination of a false sense of security that leads diet soda drinkers astray, and the up-regulation of hunger induced by diet soft drink.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by CBS

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About: Diet soda and the mass effect

Date: 23 August 2005

Source: CBS

Author: Mary Ann Childers


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