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Are Diet Sodas Bad for Your Diet?

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Aug 13, 2018 9:00 pm
  • 12:53

Eunice Zhang, MD, Clinical Fellow, preventive medicine, University of Michigan School of Public Health When I drink soda, it’s always diet, because that way I get a sweet treat without the caloric consequences. Scientists, though, are discovering that calorie-free sweeteners like aspartame or sucralose aren’t harmless freebies in the body. They have consequences, which Dr. Eunice Zhang flagged in a recent article she wrote for The Conversation.