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50 Things Doctors Would Tell Their Own Mothers

ETNT Health Logo By Michael Martin of ETNT Health | Slide 2 of 51: “Many people associate switching to diet soda, or other diet drinks, as a healthy alternative to some beverages,” says Drew Miller, MD, a family physician in Lakin, Kansas. “However, there have been numerous studies reporting the link between diet soda and weight gain, as well as increased risk of developing diabetes, heart problems, or other chronic health issues.”The Remedy Rx: Switch out that soda for water, seltzer without artificial sweeteners, or homemade spa water — add slices of lemons, limes, oranges or grapefruit to a pitcher of H20.

1. Don't Drink Diet Soda!

“Many people associate switching to diet soda, or other diet drinks, as a healthy alternative to some beverages,” says Drew Miller, MD, a family physician in Lakin, Kansas. “However, there have been numerous studies reporting the link between diet soda and weight gain, as well as increased risk of developing diabetes, heart problems, or other chronic health issues.”

The Remedy Rx: Switch out that soda for water, seltzer without artificial sweeteners, or homemade spa water — add slices of lemons, limes, oranges or grapefruit to a pitcher of H20.

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