New study suggests diet sodas cause weight gain


by Derek Smith

Anchorage, AK-- A study conducted by a professor from UAA suggests drinking diet sodas actually can cause weight gain.

Professor Lupfer of the Psychology department says a study she conducted involving mice has shown results that suggest feeding the critter splenda causes cravings because of the empty calories.

It's counterpart mouse, who consumed real sugar, took in the actual calories making them more full.