According to a recent study, mixing hard alcohol with diet soda can make people more drunk than regular soda. To stay in control, drink in moderation and choose beverages that feature seltzer water, fruit garnishes, or 100 percent juice.

Do it Today:After work cocktail? Stay away from diet mixers, which are full of artificial chemicals that can actually speed intoxication.

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