The Surprising Truth about Sugar-Free Soda

Sugar-free soda is having a rough year. Studies linking sugar-free sodas and sports drinks to increased risks for obesity and diabetes have recently come to light, and alternatives once touted as ideal for dieters are currently under careful scrutiny. Now, a study from the University of Melbourne has more bad news for lovers of the sugar-free, namely that there is “no discernible difference” between these beverages and those laden with sugar when it comes to damage to teeth.

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