Alcoholic drinks contain artificial sweeteners that cause a high rate of alcohol absorption. It results in a greater blood alcohol concentration. According to the research, people are not aware of the potential side effects of diet mixed alcoholic drinks. They choose ‘diet drinks’ as a healthy alternatives.
The researchers say that these drinks also likely to be taken other than meal times. At that time food will slow gastric emptying. The products should be labeled with the information of the intoxicating qualities of artificially sweetened alcoholic drinks.