Artificial Sweeteners

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Artificial Sweeteners: The Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing

We are going to look at the Hidden Fat Trigger # 4 : Artificial Sweeteners

First of all, watch the interview with Yale researcher Dana Small in this BBC programme “The Men Who Made Us Thin”. (The interview starts at 25 mins 28 secs, but if you have time, watch the whole video – it’s fascinating).

Next, copy the following 3 paragraphs out, filling in the gaps. Here are the words you need.
 

SENSITIVE   POSSIBILITY   GAIN   WEIGHT   CRAFTY   CHANCES   ON

KNOW   FAT   SIGNALS   CHANCES

 Recent research shows that rats put —-   ———– after consuming artificial sweeteners.

Yale Uni research shows that artificial sweeteners may make people less —————to the taste of sugar, causing them to ————— weight.

There’s so much we don’t ————– about this area, but there’s enough—————- that sweeteners cause weight gain that researchers aren’t taking any chances.

 From ‘The Slow Down Diet’ by Marc David :

The artificial sweetener molecule is so———————– it convinces the brain it is real sugar. The body releases insulin to deal with it, but it also does it’s other job : it ——————— the body to store —————-

 

 

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