Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Rats given saccharin ate more calories, gained more weight and gained more body fat
"[R]ats given yogurt sweetened with zero-calorie saccharin later consumed more calories, gained more weight, put on more body fat, and didn't make up for it by cutting back later," noted a summary of a study by researchers at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana USA. Read the entire article | Email this article
Saccharin does not increase the risk of bladder cancer
Tuesday, June 28, 2005
Highest saccharin consumption associated with 3 lbs weight gain over four years
Wednesday, April 28, 2004
Saccharin releases fat and increases thermogenesis, NutraSweet (aspartame) does the opposite
Monday, November 17, 2003
Does saccharin cause weight gain?
IT MAY SUGGESTS A NEW STUDY. A group of 465 people were interviewed twice 4 years apart. Those in the top one-third for saccharin consumption, consuming more than 28 grams per day, gained the most weight - on average 3.1 lbs. This does not prove the saccharin causes weight gain. It may be simply that people who are most likely to gain weight also consume the most saccharin-sweetened foods. It would be interesting to see a long-term study to determine if saccharin is as beneficial as NutraSweet for weight loss and weight maintenance. (Also see ?Does NutraSweet help with weight loss?? and other articles on saccharin's effect on metabolism.) Read the entire article | Email this article
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