THE BRONX - A new report says that if you are trying to drink diet soda to protect your waistline, you may want to rethink your strategy.

The new report, that focuses on senior citizens, showed waistline growth in diet soda drinkers was double those who didn’t drink soda at all.

News 12 The Bronx hit the streets to ask residents what they think about diet soda.

One resident said that they stopped drinking soda because of all the artificial sugars.