Health & Fitness Artificial sweetners linked to weight gain

10:15  17 july  2017
10:15  17 july  2017 Source:   Press Association

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Bad news: a new study suggests that artificial sweeteners may actually make it harder to control your weight . "The data clearly indicate that consuming a food sweetened with no-calorie saccharin can lead to greater body- weight gain and adiposity [fat] than would consuming the same food sweetened

It also might explain why, says Swithers, scientific consensus on human use of artificial sweeteners is inconclusive, with various studies finding evidence of weight loss, weight gain or little effect. (2008, February 11). Artificial Sweeteners Linked To Weight Gain .

  Artificial sweetners linked to weight gain © getty Consuming food and drink containing artificial sweeteners could lead to weight gain and heighten the risk of suffering from health issues including diabetes, scientists claim.

A large-scale study on the effects of the sugar substitute found it can potentially negatively impact on a person's metabolism, gut bacteria and appetite.

Sweeteners are widely used as a low-kilojoule alternative to sugar, but researchers fear its perceived slimming abilities have been overblown.

Instead it could lead to relatively increased threats of developing diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure and obesity, the study claims.

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Collectively, our results link non-caloric artificial sweeteners (NAS) consumption, dysbiosis and metabolic abnormalities, thereby calling for a reassessment of massive NAS usage." According to Dr Mercola's own reasoning as to why artificial sweeteners cause weight gain , it means that anything

But while some well-designed trials have found that those randomly assigned to drink artificially sweetened beverages gained less weight than those given sugar- sweetened drinks, large population studies suggest that frequent consumption of artificial sweeteners may be linked with

But the findings were dismissed by industry bosses, who said the no-kilojoule ingredient had been "deemed safe" by health regulators across the world.

Scientists from the University of Manitoba, Canada, reviewed 37 studies following more than 400,000 people for an average of 10 years to unpick the realities behind artificial sweeteners.

They found that scientific evidence does "not clearly support" its intended weight-loss benefits, one author of the paper, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, said.

Ryan Zarychanski, a professor from the Canadian institution, said: "Despite the fact that millions of individuals routinely consume artificial sweeteners, relatively few patients have been included in clinical trials of these products."

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Artificial sweeteners might seem like a low- or no-calorie way to enjoy sweet food and not gain weight . But a new study links them to the opposite. In the report, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal

Gained more weight . Put on more body fat. It’s thought that consuming artificial sweeteners breaks the connection between a sweet sensation and a high-calorie food, thereby changing your body’s ability to regulate intake.

Evidence about the benefits and drawbacks of sweeteners was conflicting, however, the study said.

Lead author Meghan Azad said: "Caution is warranted until the long-term health effects of artificial sweeteners are fully characterised.

"Given the widespread and increasing use of artificial sweeteners, and the current epidemic of obesity and related diseases, more research is needed to determine the long-term risks and benefits of these products."

Related: High Volumes Of Artificial Sweeter In Children Is Dangerous

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