Study Shows Low-Calorie Sweeteners Helpful with Lowering Calorie...

In a review study titled “Artificial Sweeteners: a place in the field of functional foods?  Focus on obesity and related metabolic disorders” authors Raben and Richelsen concluded that evidence from short-term intervention studies show that low-calorie sweeteners (LCS) do not stimulate hunger or appetite, increase energy intake, body weight, body...

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How to Lose 10 Pounds in Two Months

Trying to squeeze into that perfect outfit before the wedding? Worried about looking good in a swimsuit? Or maybe you’re just hoping to slim down before an upcoming interview. Whatever the reason, many adults rely on weight loss pills and the drastic elimination of certain foods and beverages to quickly...

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Diet Soda Still Shown To Be Helpful in...

Good news diet soda drinkers! Another study has shown that your choice to switch to diet soda was a smart one in the weight loss battle. The study, conducted at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, researchers randomly assigned 318 overweight adults to one of three groups: one...

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Americans are Losing Weight; Sadly, Many Gain the...

"National Survey: Rollercoaster Dieting in Full Swing; Two-thirds of Americans on diet do-over within the year" ATLANTA (May 11, 2011) — During the past 12 months, 103 million Americans (45% of adults) were successful in losing weight. Yet, two-thirds of these dieters were not able to keep the weight off past...

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Many Young Women May Misjudge their Weight

A recent study shows that many young women may not realize whether their weight is healthy or not, which could have consequences for their diet and lifestyle habits. Researchers found that among more than 2,200 women ages 18 to 25, "weight misperception" was common among both normal-weight and overweight women. Of...

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Low-Fat Benefits

Researchers at the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) have found that switching to low-fat foods such as lean meats, low-fat desserts and skim milk can help consumers meet the recommended daily fat intake (30 percent or less of calories should come from fat). Shanthy Bowman, a nutritionist with the ARS, and...

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faq2Do you have questions about low-calorie sweeteners? Want to learn more about maintaining a healthy lifestyle? You asked and we listened. Our resident Registered Dietitians answered the most popular questions about low-calorie sweeteners.