diet soda

11 Health Gimmicks You Should Stop Wasting Your Money On

Americans are obsessed with get-healthy-quick schemes. Too bad most of these fads aren't worth their weight in salt -- or your hard-earned dollars. Here's Business Insider's list of some of worst so-called health trends that are wasting your money today.

Pepsi's Mid-Calorie Soda Aims to Win Back Drinkers

Pepsi is hoping to win back soda drinkers with a compromise. Some people don't like the calories in regular soda, but loathe the taste of zero-calorie diet drinks. So the nation's No. 2 cola company is rolling out "Pepsi Next," a cola that has about half the calories of regular Pepsi at 60 calories per can.

Can You Make Better Soda Than Coke or Pepsi?

There's a cola war brewing that has nothing to do with Coke or Pepsi: It's in the home-based pop market, and the fight is between SodaStream and Primo Water. But why make your own soda at home instead of buying it at the store? Is it easier? Cheaper? Healthier? You're probably going to like all three answers.

Make mine diet soda -- I'm in a hurry

drinkAccording to our mates at Royal Adelaide Hospital, in South Australia, the choice of diet soda as a cocktail mixer will give you more fast acting...