Growing body of research shows artificial sweeteners raise your risk of both obesity and Type 2 diabetes — perhaps even to a greater degree than sugar.
Unfortunately, many people mistaken the facts thinking that artificial sweeteners in products are a healthier option , as they are low calories, but this is such a misconception. It boggles my mind thinking that some people may choose diet drinks or sweet and low sweeteners in order to avoid gaining weight but truth is obesity stems from these artificially sweetened products and processed foods. Fact is, artificial sweeteners cause just as many health problems as sugar does. More deterrent, unlike sugar, artificial sweeteners were found to accumulate in blood, leading to more significant damage to blood vessels.
A disturbing fact about artificial sweeteners is that they are also found to trick the body into using alternative sources of glucose, such as muscle. So, when you are thinking you are trying to lose fat by having artificial sweeteners , think twice, because you are only harming your body and losing everything you are working hard to accomplish.
Sweeteners simply trick the body. And then when your body’s not getting the energy it needs to function properly, due to lack of sugar, it finds that source elsewhere, therefore wears your body down from actually doing the proper functions.
Contrary to industry claims, research over the last 30 years have shown that artificial sweeteners stimulate appetite, increase cravings for carbs, and produce a variety of metabolic dysfunctions that promote fat storage and weight gain.
Next time you want to save on fat, and have a “DIET coke”, take a second to think twice.
Watch this video for more detrimental effects of Aspartame:
For more details on the Artificial Sweeteners effects, read the Mercola Article.
I hear it every and anywhere, drinking DIET coke, SWEETENER rather than sugar, 0 calorie gum, and so much more.
Its been said by many, drinking diet in order to not add fat or calories, well WAKE UP CALL! this is all FAKE! In fact,
You Actually Gain Weight by Using “Artificial Sweeteners”
So contrary to popular belief, Scientist have discovered that Aspartame in fact stimulate your appetite, Increase carbohydrate cravings and stimulate fat storage and weight gain. More so,I just recently discovered, Aspartame which is commonly believed to be healthy for people with diabetes has been shown to worsen insulin sensitivity, I would say more research should be done to confirm that but it is definitely something to look into as all diabetics are taking artificial sweeteners in the belief that it is better for them than sugar.
These are all ideas that must be enhanced for all of those who believe in the ” deception” about aspartame being a diet.
Read the articles and watch the video thoroughly and take it seriously because someone can be told that aspartame is very unhealthy but will still have it. Hopefully telling people its actually fattening might do the job.