Low-calorie Sweeteners Could Actually Make You Fatter

A new research suggests that low-calorie sweeteners could make us all fatter because the sugar substitute affects metabolism.low-calorie sweeteners

For their study, the scientists looked at the body measurements and diets of 1454 men and women from the USA between 1984 and 2012. They compared those who consumed low-calorie sweeteners to those who did not. The researchers concluded that 10 years on, those who used the low-calorie sweeteners had a 2.6cm larger waistline and were 37% more likely to have abdominal obesity.

Dr Chee Chia, a co-author of the study, says: “This is a cause of concern and has important public health implications. We really need to do more work to look at what is going on.”

More information about the study you can find here.

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