The Brain Science Of Drinking Diet Soda05:47

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More and more Americans are consuming artificial sweeteners as an alternative to sugar, but whether this translates into better health has been heavily debated.

NPR's Allison Aubrey explains a new study in the journal "Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism" that looks at the brain science behind drinking diet soda.


This segment aired on July 10, 2013.

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