Zero doesn't always mean zero.
As much as I like technology, innovation and progress, food might not be the place to experiment with new materials. Replacing
The pop is now sweetened with sucralose.
There is much we still don't understand about how artificial sweeteners may affect humans, but a growing body of research suggests turning to diet soda to feed a sugar craving may not be a good bet. A smart approach is to reduce consumption of sugar, fake or real.
Can your taste buds tell the difference?
This study shows quite nicely that non-caloric sweeteners can alter gut microbes in mice -- a change that has negative metabolic consequences -- and provides preliminary evidence that it can happen in humans too.
The question of what these sweeteners do to our body -- and by what mechanism -- is far from settled, but this study adds to the realization that looking just at calorie counts, without thinking a little more about the actual ingredients, might not be enough to lead to long-term weight control and health.
In 2009, British lawmakers called for a ban on ads for Olay’s Definity eye cream. The ads featured former model Twiggy, then
In addition, rodents, like humans, may develop cancer as a result of old age, and not exposure to chemical additives. This
The increases in insulin levels in the new study could show that the participants' bodies are able to produce insulin to