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The risks of drinking a can of diet coke

Diet Coke

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An infographic revealing what happens when you drink a can of regular coke recently exploded online. It was stuffed with scandalous facts, but everyone consoled themselves by thinking that diet coke was a safe option. Time for some bad news.

Susan E Swithers, a professor of psychological sciences and a behavioral neuroscientist, explains that just one diet soda a day 'can be connected to a higher likelihood of heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure.'

It also reveals that drinking just one can of diet soda produces a short addictive high. Need help breaking your habit? Check out the infographic for all the grizzly details.

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Dom Carter
Dom Carter is Creative Bloq's staff writer, news finder, and all round design fan. You'll usually find him drooling over screen prints and coveting more notebooks than is practical.