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What are the health effects of diet soda?

Kate Geagan
Nutrition & Dietetics
We drink diet soda because we believe it will help us curb calories and trim our waistlines. But many people are surprised to learn that the opposite is actually true: People who consume diet soda weigh more than people who don’t. And new research just came out linking diet soda to higher rates of depression -- another reason to ditch diet soda.

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