A 47-year-old member asked:
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Is diet coke healthier than regular coke?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Likely not: Diet sodas contain artificial sweeteners. Studies on mice show that intake of artificial sweeteners could lead to glucose intolerance probably due to changes in gut bacteria.
Answered on May 14, 2015

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All sodas: Whether diet or not are not the healthiest to drink. Sugar is not the only culprit in soft drinks. Water is the healthiest bar none.
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See below: Both have nearly the same ingredients, but to many taste differently, so comparatively same health effects.
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