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The Connection Between Diet Drinks and Depression

Artificial sweeteners are so bad. Just shows the “FDA” is there to protect us…right.


Activist Post Wednesday, January 9, 2013

A new study has been published from the University of Rochester Medical Center that links long-term diet soda and diet fruit drink consumption with depression. The researchers also established a link showing that the higher the rate of consumption, the more likely one is to be diagnosed as depressed.

People who regularly drank four or more cans of any type of soda a day were 30 percent more likely to have received a diagnosis of depression than people who did not drink soda. The risk of depression was especially high for people who drank diet soda — a 31 percent increased risk compared to a 22 percent increased risk for those who drank regular soda, the researchers said. (Source)

The video below highlights another interesting link: coffee shows the ability to protect against depression when consuming four cups or more per day…

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2 thoughts on “The Connection Between Diet Drinks and Depression

    • You’re welcome! When you think about the body and how it all is attached and communicated with each part, we can’t take out glucose but keep the sweet taste and think the brain won’t tell the pancreas to release insulin as its supposed to do. Let alone the fact that sucralose and the like are toxic. If you find any more articles or ideas you want to see researched, as always, please post and let us know! 🙂

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