“People do indeed become addicted to caffeine very rapidly, and they also withdraw from caffeine very rapidly,” Dr Harris Stratyner, an addiction specialist at Mount Sinai Medical Center, told ABC News. “It can make their sleep patterns disturbed. It can make them restless, tired, anxious.”
The amount of acid in all types of soda, whether diet or otherwise, is also a health concern for bone health.
“Twelve cans a day, diet or regular, it’s potentially going to do damage to your skeleton, and eventually that can be a very serious problem,” Dr David Katz, a nutrition expert at the Yale School of Medicine, told ABC News.