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Diet soda can increase risk of dementia and stroke, study finds


Diet soda can increase risk of dementia and stroke, study finds
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The quest to trim waistlines using artificial sweeteners could be backfiring, as researchers found artificially sweetened drinks like diet soda can increase a person's likelihood of stroke and dementia.Sent!A link has been sent to your friend's email address.Posted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the ConversationTo find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQsDiet soda can increase risk of dementia and stroke, study findsUSA Today NetworkPublished 8:58 a.m. CT April 21, 2017 | Updated 12:42 p.m. CT April 21, 2017If you drink a lot of artificially sweetened drinks like diet soda, you could be at higher risk of stroke and dementia, a study said.(Photo: rez-art, Getty Images/iStockphoto)The quest to trim waistlines using artificial sweeteners could be backfiring, as researchers found artificially sweetened drinks like diet soda can increase a person's likelihood of stroke and dementia.

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