Monday, November 15, 2010

Grocery Store Wars (2005)

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Artificial Sweeteners Make You Fat by Dr. Gary Huber

Can Sugar Substitutes Make You Fat? - TIME,8599,1711763,00.html

Diet Sweeteners Can Make You Sick and Fat

Sweet-taste receptors, low-energy sweeteners, gluc... [Br J Nutr. 2010] - PubMed result

 These studies have given rise to major speculations that the ingestion of food and beverages containing low-energy sweeteners may act via these intestinal mechanisms to increase obesity and the metabolic syndrome due to a loss of equilibrium between taste receptor activation, nutrient assimilation and appetite. However, data from numerous publications on the effects of low-energy sweeteners on appetite, insulin and glucose levels, food intake and body weight have shown that there is no consistent evidence that low-energy sweeteners increase appetite or subsequent food intake, cause insulin release or affect blood pressure in normal subjects.