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all i drink is diet soda. i drink both caffeine free and regular but most recently had regular diet. was wondering if the soda itself or the aspartame is a diuretic?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Soda: Read the labels on the cans, soda is decidedly not healthy food, .
Answered on Jul 23, 2013
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Dr. Erik Suh
Dr. Erik Suh commented
23 years experience Family Medicine
caffeine is a diuretic
Jul 23, 2013

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