10 Reasons to Give Up Diet Soda

Find out why zero-calorie drinks may be doing you more harm than good

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Bubble trouble

by Mary Squillace

When taken at face value, diet soda seems like a health-conscious choice. It saves you the 140-plus calories you'd find in a sugary soft drink while still satisfying your urge for something sweet with artificial sweeteners like aspartame, saccharin, and sucralose. But there's more to this chemical cocktail than meets the eye.

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