Could that stuff we drink to stay skinny actually be making us fat?
Drinking diet soda in a bottle? You’re still at risk.
After a 10 year study, researchers at the University of Texas found people who drink diet soda were 70% more likely to be overweight. Drinking two or more diet sodas each day made a person five times more likely to gain weight, theoretically because artificial sweeteners inhibit the brain cells that make you feel full.
Not to mention the fact that the calorie-free sweetener aspartame converts to formaldehyde in your body, according to the FDA. Embalming from the inside out? Yummy.
I’m sticking with water, just in case.