Study Claims Diet Soft Drinks Negatively Affect Metabolism

Zero-calorie beverages may seem appealing—but a new paper argues that artificially sweetened drinks could actually throw off your metabolism, affecting the way your body processes regular sugars. In a statement regarding the paper, the American Beverage Association said, "This is an opinion piece, not a scientific study. Low-calorie sweeteners are some of the most studied and reviewed ingredients in the food supply today." (Fox News)