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  • Diet beverage drinkers compensate by eating unhealthy food, study finds

    University of Illinois kinesiology and community health professor Ruopeng An found that diet beverage drinkers compensate by eating a greater percentage of unhealthy foods that are high in fats, cholesterol and calories.

    University of Illinois kinesiology and community health professor Ruopeng An found that diet beverage drinkers compensate by eating a greater percentage of unhealthy foods that are high in fats, cholesterol and calories.

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  •  Editor’s notes: To reach Ruopeng An, call 217-244-0966; email ran5@illinois.edu

             
    The paper, “Beverage Consumption in Relation to Discretionary Food Intake and Diet Quality among U.S. Adults, 2003-2012,” is available online from the publisher and from the News Bureau.