Posts Tagged ‘artificial sweeteners’

Artificial Sweeteners May Not Help People Lose Weight

Thursday, September 26th, 2013
Artificial sweeteners are considered as ideal alternatives to sugar because they contain less calories. Many people believe that using them to sweeten food and beverages may actually help people lose weight by consuming less calories overall. But a recent study by researchers from Yale University indicates that using artificial sweeteners may even sabotage a person’s weight loss efforts. A team of researchers

Tips for Reducing Sugar Intake

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013
Sugar is considered the main sweetener used in many processed foods. Its sweetness makes cakes and pastries delicious, along with other food products like sodas, candy bars and chocolate. The sweets can become so addicting that people seem to long for it day in and day out. The result is that most people today consume sugar at very unhealthy levels. According to statistics, the average American consumes about 100 p

Study Suggests Diet Soda Makes You Fat

Thursday, June 30th, 2011
For people who are conscious about their weight, they usually go for the healthier alternatives to eat. That is why some may consider drinking diet soda rather than the normal one. But according to recent research, drinking diet soda may not be a healthier choice, so it seems. Researchers from the Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio conducted a study to see if diet soda does indeed provide a healthier altern