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Diet Mixers Will Make You More Intoxicated Than Using Regular Soft Drinks
2013-02-06 15:05:08

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When it comes to cocktails and other mixed drinks, a new study has found that using diet soft drinks as mixers can be making people more drunk than using regular sugary beverages. In one of the first-of-its-kind studies, researchers tested the effects that mixing sweet and non-sweetened soft drinks with alcohol has on breath-alcohol concentration (BrAC). The study suggests that women are most at risk of getting more drunk (by as...


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