Is Drinking 12 Diet Cokes A Day Healthy? Coke Thinks So.

We’re going to go ahead and say, “No.” We say this knowing nothing about medicine or chemistry or science. We’re guessing that drinking 144 oz, of anything that is not water per day is not the best idea. Amanda Sanchez, however, is not so concerned. She drinks 12 Diet Cokes a day. Every day. From ABC News:

“There is some evidence that the acid load of soda, regular or diet, has an adverse affect on bone health,” said Dr. David Katz, nutrition expert at the Yale School of Medicine. “I would be very worried that if you are drinking 12 cans a day, diet or regular, it’s potentially going to do damage to your skeleton, and eventually that can be a very serious problem.

Coke isn’t concerned about Amanda or her skeleton:

“Great taste. No calories. Wholesome ingredients. How could you drink too much?” said Diana Garza, the communications director of Coca-Cola North America.

We don’t know, Diana. We’re just guessing that it’s possible, and that we should drink soda in moderation. It’s just a hunch.—MEGHANN MARCO

Woman Drinks 12 Diet Cokes a Day [ABCNews]
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