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Diet Soda Stroke Risk Study Slammed By Experts

Monday, February 14, 2011 14:15
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It’s not been a good few days for diet sodas. A controversial study has suggested that they may increase stroke risk, and Pepsi has been coming under fire for their new slim-look diet can.

The findings from the population-based study are clear – those who reported drinking diet soda daily were more likely to have a cardiovascular event (stroke or heart attack).

However, the study is only preliminary, and has been published as an abstract, not as a piece in a peer-reviewed journal. The researchers’ methodology has been called into question, on several grounds.

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