This Popular Beverage Can Increase Your Stroke Risk by 50%

Dr. Mercola
Mercola

Diet soda is often perceived as being “healthier” than regular soft drinks because it contains artificial sweeteners in lieu of sugar, and therefore has no calories.

Many conventional nutritionists will even go so far as to recommend diet soda as a sensible beverage choice.

Sugar, and particularly the sugar often used to sweeten regular soda, is clearly something you need to limit for optimal health… but, while I do not recommend you drink any soda, if given the choice, between regular soda and diet, the┬áregular soda would likely be less damaging to your health

In fact, before you reach for another can, you might want to get up to speed on the latest research, which shows that drinking diet soda results in an increased risk of vascular events such as stroke, heart attack, and vascular death

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