Artificial Sweeteners: Healthy Alternative or Fast Track to Obesity?

Artificial sweeteners are used as a substitute for sugar with little or no change to the amount of calories.  However, a new study reveals the artificial sweeteners affect the brain and alter taste perception and the regulation of appetite. The result is that they stimulate appetite and increase calorie consumption raising the risk of obesity.

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