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A 25-year-old female asked:

I drink 2 to 4 liters of (caffeine-free) diet soda each day as my primary/sole source of liquid in take. is this a dangerous or unhealthy choice?

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Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 32 years experience
See previous answer: It could be a healthy choice depending on what your other choices might be. Drinking beer? Much better. Drinking water? Not so much. Drinking sugar sweetened soda? Way too many calories in 2 liters of soda. I would consider this amount of soda, juice, coffee or milk excessive. Moderation in all things.
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