New York City is waging war against soda — citing growing evidence that it causes a variety of health problems from increased risk of stroke, heart attack and diabetes.

But CBS2’s Alice Gainer reports that experts say if you’re hooked, quitting may be a lot easier said than done.

Headaches, nausea, shaky hands — they’re common symptoms of withdrawal — even if it’s just from going without soda.

“I just went cold turkey — it felt like hell,” said dietitian and nutritionist Elisa Zied. But she isn’t talking about giving up cigarettes or booze.

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