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Artificial Sweeteners – Sweet Nothings for your health?

Artificial Sweeteners – Sweet Nothings for your health?
Artificial sweeteners have been considered a solution to the problems caused by sugar intake. They lack calories and are advertised as a healthy alternative to high fructose corn syrup and sugar. However, studies have shown that consuming artificial sweeteners might make you gain weight faster than if you were consuming regular sugar. Artificial sweeteners slow your metabolism and ultimately trigger you to eat more. The three main ingredients in artificial sweeteners — aspartame, saccharin, and acesulfate potassium — have all been linked to cancer as well as Alzheimer’s disease, autism, chroni...
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Artificial Sweeteners

Artificial Sweeteners
Sweet Nothings for your health? Artificial sweeteners have been considered a solution to the problems caused by sugar intake. They lack calories and are advertised as a healthy alternative to high fructose corn syrup and sugar. However, studies have shown that consuming artificial sweeteners might make you gain weight faster than if you were consuming regular sugar. Artificial sweeteners slow your metabolism and ultimately trigger you to eat more. The three main ingredients in artificial sweeteners — aspartame, saccharin, and acesulfate potassium — have all been linked to cancer as well as A...
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Diwali and weight loss

Diwali and weight loss
Diwali - the festival of lights, the new year. A time to celebrate, a time to rejoice, meet and greet friends and relatives. The fragrance of sweets fills the air and pretty boxes packed with delectable ladoos, barfis and other choicest delicacies have piled up at homes. Diwali, after all, is incomplete without sweets. Wake up... Diwali is over. Having enjoyed all the Diwali festivities over the past few days and having had your fill of slacking from the gym while satisfying every food craving, it is now time to get back into the groove of a balanced diet routine. Where to start? What to ...
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