Diet drinks linked to gaining weight

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Diet drinks could be the reason you're "putting on" pounds.

A study done by a team of psychologists, suggests people who consume low-calorie drinks tend to eat higher-calorie snacks to compensate.

The study's author, a Texas Christian University professor, says choosing diet beverages seems to prime people to choose unhealthy foods.

Another study finds-- women who drink two diet drinks a day could be thirty percent more likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke later in life.

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