Did you know mixing alcohol with diet drinks can put at a higher risk of intoxication?
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) -- If you mix alcohol with diet drinks, it may help you cut down on calories, but did you know it will also make you more intoxicated?
A study in the journal “Alcoholism” finds that test subjects who drank vodka mixed with a diet drink also had a higher level of impairment than those who downed vodka and a sugary drink.
The reason: Scientists think that sugar reduces the absorption of alcohol in the intestines, so diet beverages – with no sugar – may put you at a higher risk of intoxication.
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