The scientists believe that the artificial sweeteners, which include aspartame and saccharine, maybe affecting the blood vessels.
This eventually triggers strokes and dementia.
Diet drinks account for a quarter of the sweetened beverages market.
But the evidence against these soft drinks is continually growing.
They’re not as healthy as previously thought.
A major review Imperial College London, which was released this past January, suggested a shocking truth.
The researchers behind the review found they were no better at aiding weight loss than full-fat drinks.
In fact the authors suggested they were encouraging obesity by triggering the sugar receptors in the brain.
This is what make us crave sweet food.