Artificial sweeteners and weight gain positively related:Study.

A study conducted by Dr. Meghan Azad and a team of researchers of the University of Manitoba shows that artificial sweeteners, such as those contained in diet drinks, don’t actually help people lose weight, in fact, they appear to be linked to weight gain and an increased risk of diabetes,high blood pressure and other health issues.
For full results refer to
The Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ).