Artificial sweeteners may cause metabolic
changes in how the body reacts to real sugar,
according to a study conducted by researchers
from the National Institute of Diabetes
and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.
scientific wisdom has been that because
artificial sweeteners such as saccharin,
aspartame and sucralose do not contain significant
amounts of carbohydrates, they are simply
ignored by the body's sugar-regulating functions.
Researchers tested this premise by assigning
22 healthy young volunteers of normal weight
to fast for several hours, then drink either
a diet soda (about two-thirds of a can)
or an equivalent amount of carbonated water.
Ten minutes later, all participants drank
a sugary beverage and their body's response
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