Saturday Random Fact

Jordan retweeted this, and it immediately caught my eye. Unless there’s a more recent study, a 2006 study found that because of the rate at which artificial sweeteners leave your stomach (quickly), the alcohol it is mixed with is also processed more quickly.

The men had a higher peak blood alcohol concentration after drinking the artificially sweetened drink (0.05 blood alcohol level, compared with 0.03 with the sugar drink).

And suddenly, all those college nights of Crystal Lite and vodka make sense.

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