Drinking Diet Soda Linked To Eating More

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•03 Jan 20, 2014

A study found that overweight individuals who drink diet soda eat more food than regular soda drinkers, with both groups consuming roughly the same number of total calories, as the artificial sweeteners in diet soda prevent the brain from feeling that hunger has been sated. What do you think?

  • “That’s perfect, because people need to eat food to live.”

    Lydia Perbandt –
    Assistant Kindergarten Instructor

  • “But then how do you lose weight if not through soda?”

    Richard Pye –
    Fabric Dyer

  • “I’ve always gotten around that problem by spooning some sugar into my diet soda.”

    Steven Tongeren –
    Right-Of-Way Supervisor