Is your diet drink killing you? Drinks firms insist they’re safe, but now a major study says just two glasses a day can lead to an early death

18084844-7429387-image-a-81_1567643504292Source: DailyMail

They are in thousands of products we slip into our grocery baskets each week — everything from ‘diet’ colas, soft drinks and yoghurts to chewing gum and toothpaste to slimming ready meals, cakes, ice creams and desserts.

You’ll find them in sachets to sweeten your tea and coffee. If you pick up any product labelled ‘sugar-free’, ‘reduced sugar’, or ‘low calorie’, it’s almost certain to contain them.

Yet this week the World Health Organisation delivered a bitter verdict on artificial sweeteners, with a study showing that just two glasses of diet drink a day increases the risk of early death.

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Categories: Health & Fitness, Research

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