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artificial sweeteners

Watch videos about artificial sweeteners

  • Unsweetening the Diet
    Unsweetening the Diet
    All sweeteners--natural and artificial, caloric and non-caloric—help maintain cravings for intensely sweet foods.
  • Neurobiology of Artificial Sweeteners
    Neurobiology of Artificial Sweeteners
    The disconnect between sweetness sensations coming from our tongue and the lack of a caloric feedback loop in the gut may result in overeating.
  • How Diet Soda Could Make Us Gain Weight
    How Diet Soda Could Make Us Gain Weight
    People consuming low calorie sweeteners may overcompensate by eating more than they otherwise would.
  • Diet Soda and Preterm Birth
    Diet Soda and Preterm Birth
    Aspartame may be the reason that diet soda consumption during pregnancy has been linked to premature birth.
  • Aspartame-Induced Fibromyalgia
    Aspartame-Induced Fibromyalgia
    Case reports of fibromyalgia chronic pain sufferers cured by removing the artificial sweetener aspartame (Nutrasweet) from their diets.
  • Is Stevia Good For You?
    Is Stevia Good For You?
    How much of this natural sweetener can be considered safe?
  • A Harmless Artificial Sweetener
    A Harmless Artificial Sweetener
    Most of the artificial sweeteners on the market have been associated with health problems.
  • Is Nutrasweet® Bad For You?
    Is Nutrasweet® Bad For You?
    Concerns raised about the use of aspartame by pregnant women.