Drinking Diet Sodas Increases Risks of a Heart Attack
In a new U.S. study, researchers discovered that older adults who are drinking diet soda daily are 44 percent likely to suffer a heart attack. Although the research did not prove that the sugar free drinks alone were to blame for the heart attacks. Other things were connected since people also has tendency to have unhealthy habits. Survey showed that diet soda drinkers are heavier and have heart attacks factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels and diabetes.
Among the 2,500 adults who were aged 69 and above around 600 had already experienced a heart attack, stroke or have died due to cardiovascular disease. This include 163 people who drank diet sodas daily.
So this showed that a person with daily consumption of diet soda has a 44 percent chance of having a heart attack or stroke compared to a person who seldom drinks or has never drank a bottle of diet soda.