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Alcohol and Diet Sodas - May Not be Good

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Post by CheenaGringo Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:14 pm

"Alcohol and diet soda may be a bad mix

Saving calories at the bar may not be a good thing.

Researchers gave college students vodka drinks with regular soda and with diet soda, and the diet soda group got more intoxicated, faster - about 20% more intoxicated than those who mixed regular soda with liquor, according to research published Tuesday in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. Sugar in your mixed drink actually slows down the effects of alcohol, researchers ..........

http://thechart.blogs.cnn.com/2013/02/05/alcohol-and-diet-soda-may-equal-a-bad-mix/?hpt=hp_bn13

CB: Please take note!

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Post by E-raq Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:49 pm

CheenaGringo wrote:"Alcohol and diet soda may be a bad mix

Saving calories at the bar may not be a good thing.

Researchers gave college students vodka drinks with regular soda and with diet soda, and the diet soda group got more intoxicated, faster - about 20% more intoxicated than those who mixed regular soda with liquor, according to research published Tuesday in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. Sugar in your mixed drink actually slows down the effects of alcohol, researchers ..........

http://thechart.blogs.cnn.com/2013/02/05/alcohol-and-diet-soda-may-equal-a-bad-mix/?hpt=hp_bn13

CB: Please take note!


Diet soda is a bad thing. I haven't had any for years.
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Post by Axixic Wed Feb 06, 2013 2:16 am

CheenaGringo wrote:"...the diet soda group got more intoxicated, faster - about 20% more intoxicated ..."

Many would not consider this a "bad" thing. I think particularly among the college crowd they used for the study.
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Post by E-raq Wed Feb 06, 2013 9:13 am

Axixic wrote:
CheenaGringo wrote:"...the diet soda group got more intoxicated, faster - about 20% more intoxicated ..."

Many would not consider this a "bad" thing. I think particularly among the college crowd they used for the study.


Well you do have a good point there, however here where most of us are getting kinda close to our cancellation date, it's not so good. Consider driving, hell a lot of people have trouble driving stone cold sober around here. YIKES!
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Post by espíritu del lago Wed Feb 06, 2013 9:39 am

Aspartame breaks down into methyl alcohol when it metabolizes, (wood alcohol) then methanol quickly converts to formaldehyde in the body.
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Post by ferret Wed Feb 06, 2013 10:16 am

espíritu del lago wrote:Aspartame breaks down into methyl alcohol when it metabolizes, (wood alcohol) then methanol quickly converts to formaldehyde in the body.

You didn't go far enough in your explanation. It's really not that scary.

http://andevidencelibrary.com/topic.cfm?cat=4089&auth=1

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