Can Diet Soda Be Part of a Healthy Diet?

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Science is still undecided on whether diet soda is good or bad for you, but a new study sheds some light on how diet drinks can impact a person's overall health.

Study after study has confirmed that regular sugary  soda contributes to weight gain and heart disease and diabetes risk, and adds more sugar to our diets more than any other single source. But when it comes to diet soda and health, research has been more mixed. In the past, studies have linked diet-soda consumption to heart attacks and stroke as well as weight gain, while other research has found that the simple switch from regular to diet drinks can help dieters manage weight and reduce disease risk.

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