Diet Mixers Get You Drunk Faster
|Updated: 2/07 6:10 pm
||Published: 2/07 6:05 pm
Mixing alcohol with diet drinks may get you more drunk.
According to findings from Breathalyzer tests, using diet drinks as mixers with alcohol intensifies the effects of the booze.
Researchers recruited eight males and eight females, who each consumed the equivalent of three or four bar drinks of vodka and soda and vodka and diet soda.
Findings showed blood-alcohol levels remained higher for the diet soda.
Experts say calories help slow down the release of alcohol to your liver and brain.
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