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Published on Jun 3, 2014
"Drinking diet beverages helps people lose weight. In fact, it does a better job than water. That's the conclusion of a groundbreaking study from University of Colorado researchers.
CBS4 Health Specialist Kathy Walsh first reported about the study when it started nearly two years ago, and now it's got a surprising result. It's good news for diet soda lovers who also want to drop some pounds.
This study counters the idea that diet drinks stimulate hunger. In fact, it suggests they can play an important role in weight loss as CU researchers concluded drinking diet beverages helps people lose weight.CBS Denver."*
Do you drink diet beverages and if so, why don't you drink more? What's your favorite guilty pleasure? How bout a not-guilty pleasure? Does Diet Dr. Pepper REALLY taste more like regular Dr. Pepper? If water is so healthy, then why is it invisible? Should babies make the jump from breast milk to artificial sweeteners in order to keep the weight off or should they continue not caring how they look? Put down your straw and let us know what you drink in the comments below!
TV Host and science communicator Cara Santa Maria (Talk Nerdy Podcast) joins us on Pop Trigger to break it down.