diet soda

Munchies

Study Shows Exciting New Way that Diet Soda Can Make You Feel Like Shit

Turns out artificial sweeteners can mess with the delicate balance of your juicy little gut bacteria.
Lauren Rothman
10.5.18
You're Smarter Than That

Diet Coke Would Like You to Think It’s Seltzer Now

Coca-Cola unveiled new packaging and four new flavors of Diet Coke.
Susan Rinkunas
1.10.18
Parental Advisory

Pregnant Women Who Drink Diet Soda Have Fatter Kids

Yet another strike against fake sugar.
Jesse Hicks
6.8.17
fake sugar

Here’s Another Reason You Might Want to Quit Diet Soda

The health risks (Alzheimer's?!) may not be worth the calorie savings.
Jessica Migala
4.20.17
Eat This

Why Did the FDA Ever Approve Fake Sugar?

There's an unsettling story behind how it did.
Kristin Lawless
4.19.17
Eat This

Zero-Calorie Sweeteners Are Making You Fat

In some cases, research shows they may be even worse for you than real sugar.
Markham Heid
1.3.17
Health

How Diet Soda Ruined My 20s

I lost eight years of my youth stuck in bed with horrible migraines.
Julissa Catalan
7.22.16
alcohol

Why Drinking Diet Soda Makes You More Likely to Get a DUI

Nothing says bacchanalia quite like an ice-cold glass of diet soda. At least, that may become the norm due to the results of a new study that has found that consuming alcohol with diet soda will actually get you more drunk—at least in terms of your...
Alex Swerdloff
12.2.15
Science

Food Porn Is Making You Fat

Because our brain is designed in part to find and forage for food, it may be that visual stimuli occupy a particularly important place in our mental wiring.
Nick Rose
10.15.15
soda

Americans Are Ditching Soda in Droves

A new poll has revealed that 61 percent of Americans now avoid drinking soda, while 62 percent refrain from drinking diet soda, too. Is now the time for coconut water to become the standard beverage with your burger and fries?
Javier Cabral
8.5.15
soda

Even Diet Soda Could Be Making You Fat

A recent study found that men and women over the age of 65 gained a significant number of inches on their waist even if they were choosing diet soda over the regular stuff.
Munchies Staff
4.8.15
nutrition

Fake Sugar Might Be Making Us Sick

Put down that wake-me-up diet soda for a second: A controversial new study has demonstrated a link between artificial sweeteners and a condition that can lead to diabetes. At the heart of it is the complex jungle of gut bugs that live in our digestive...
Munchies Staff
9.19.14