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Beware of Artificial Sweeteners

by Rajashri on July 17, 2008 at 2:13 PM
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 Beware of Artificial Sweeteners

A study by US researchers has revealed that artificial sweeteners used in low-calorie drinks can actually pile on the pounds.

The study says sweeteners induce the body to think it is about to get a rush of calories and when that does not happen, people are bound to get hungry and overeat.

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Some of the low-fat culprits include breakfast bars, smoothies, salads and low-fat muffins.

So people who think low calorie means low-fat think again - you may actually be inviting flab.

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