YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – One of the main reasons people drink diet pop is because they believe it’s healthier. Diet pop may contain fewer calories, but that has created a false perception of its effect on health.
Recent studies show that drinking a can of diet pop a day results in a person being 3 times more likely to have a stroke or dementia.
What makes diet pop so dangerous? What are good substitutions for it?
Dr. Shayesteh joined 33 WYTV Daybreak to explain the health dangers of diet pop.