These Are The 25 Unhealthiest Grocery Store Items

5. Diet soda

Diet Coke
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You’re likely already aware that downing a can of Coke or Pepsi each day isn’t very good for you. But, the diet versions of these sugary drinks are pretty bad as well.

Diet Coke, for example, has 0 grams of sugar and 0 calories. Crazy, right? That’s because it has aspartame, an artificial sweetener, instead of sugar.

Medical News Today says some studies have found correlations between drinking too much diet soda and increasing your risk for high blood pressure, fatty liver, diabetes and obesity. And some research suggests drinking diet soda regularly could make you crave sweet foods and drinks more often.


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