Ditching sugar-sweetened drinks in favor of diet ones shaves the empty calories. But it doesn't help if you make up for those calories on your plate. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Drinking diet soda and other low-calorie drinks may help you manage weight, but experts say plain old H2O is still the best way to go. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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