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• Drinking diet mixers with alcohol could make you drunker

Drinking diet mixers with alcohol could make you drunker

Diet drinks have soared in popularity. But a new study suggests drinking them as mixers could get you drunker and affect breath tests. Drinking alcohol with diet soft drinks could make you drunk quicker, a new study suggests. With more and more of the weight-conscious turning to low calorie foods and liquids, diet drinks have […]

• STUDY: Diet Sodas Make Alcoholic Drinks More Potent

STUDY: Diet Sodas Make Alcoholic Drinks More Potent

Cutting calories with diet soda may seem like a good idea — as long as it’s not at a bar. A new study released in the journal Alcoholism suggests that cutting alcoholic drinks with diet soda makes them more potent than using their full-calorie counterparts. Specifically, researchers found that mixing alcohol with diet (sugar-free) soft […]