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Diet Soda Might Trick Your Body Into Getting Heart Disease

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Although the American Beverage Association is correct in their statement in this article that an opinion piece to a journal is not a study, a more recent Swedish study (Lofvenborg et al. Euro J Endocrinol 175:605 (2016)) demonstrates that both sugar and artificially sweetened soda increase the risk of developing diabetes by a factor of two. Once you have diabetes, you are 2-4 times more likely to develop heart disease.

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