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Turns out a rum and Coke may actually be healthier than its sugar-free counterpart, as a new study suggests that diet-drink mixes could lead to higher intoxication levels. Researchers out of Northern Kentucky University found that the sugar in mixed drinks slows the passage of alcohol from being absorbed in the bloodstream, similar to the effect that food has on blood alcohol levels. Study volunteers -- eight men and eight women -- were given vodka mixed with a diet beverage, vodka mixed with a sugary drink, and a non-alcoholic placebo. Read more: www.ctvnews.ca...
Originally posted by winterkill
If Kentucky can get money for a lame study like this, you should apply for yours.