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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 […]

• Study questions mixing energy drinks with alcohol

Study questions mixing energy drinks with alcohol

A new study to be published in Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research has sent out another warning about the popularity of energy drink mixers among young people. The researchers behind the study, which is due to be published in the July issue of the journal, claim that adding energy drinks to alcohol increases the risks […]