Oh-Oh–Artificial Sweeteners Are Linked To Weight Gain—Not Weight Loss

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, researchers analyzed 37 studies on artificial sweeteners to see if they were successful for weight management. Artificial sweeteners did not appear to help people lose weight. Instead, observational studies that looked at consumption over time suggested that people who regularly consumed them—by drinking one or more artificially-sweetened beverages a day—had a higher risk for health issues like weight gain, obesity, diabetes and heart disease.
Posted in All Stories, News & Sports, Sylvia Asche Bullard, Whats Happening Tagged with: ,

+ Follow Us

 

+ Upcoming Events

  1. Chartwell Still Water Creek Retirement Residence Annual Bazaar

    November 24 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  2. Aylmer United Church Christmas Bazaar

    November 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  3. Menopause The Musical

    November 29 @ 7:30 pm - December 1 @ 2:00 pm
  4. Christmas In Old Aylmer

    December 1 @ 4:00 pm - December 10 @ 4:00 pm
  5. West Ottawa Ladies Chorus

    December 1 @ 7:00 pm - December 2 @ 2:00 pm

+ On-Air & Shows