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Artificial sweeteners may disrupts the body’s ability to accurate assess calorie intake
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"Scientists agree that while intensely sweet low-calorie sugar substitutes help lower the energy density of beverages and foods [ that is, fewer calories for a given quantity of food ] , these products also uncouple sweetness and energy, which may disrupt the body's ability to accurately assess caloric intake," Tracy Hampton notes in an article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. REFERENCE
Hampton T. Sugar substitutes linked to weight gain. JAMA. 2008 May 14, 299(18):2037-8.
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