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Off topic – Proven again – artificial sweeteners actually make you GAIN weight – Oct 2012

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Some highlights from the article

  • Rats on same number of calorie diets were given sugar and artificial sweeteners
  • The rats getting artificial sweeteners actually GAINED weight
  • ‘’ chemicals (aspartame and saccharin), much like pesticides, may actually poison us into gaining weight’’
    ‘’ you will find peer-reviewed and published research on our site linking aspartame to over 40 adverse health effects, including fibromyalgia, brain cancer, kidney damage, urinary tract cancer, leukemia and many other serious conditions.’’

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  • Figure 1. Time line of artificial sweetener use and obesity trends in the United States.
    Middle line: changes in the percentage of the population who are obese (BMI >30) from 1961 to 2006. Source: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 57.
    Bottom line: changes in the percentage of the population who are regular artificial sweetener users from 1965 to 2004. Source: National Household Survey [2].
    Top line: changes in the number of new artificial sweetener containing food products introduced to the American market from 1999 to 2004. Source: Mintel Market Analysis [14].
    Bars below the time axis indicates the type and availability of artificial sweeteners in the United States over time. Source: Kroger et al [9].

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