• Zero-Calorie Sweeteners Are Making You Fat

    In some cases, research shows they may be even worse for you than real sugar.

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    I lost eight years of my youth stuck in bed with horrible migraines.

  • Diet Soft Drinks Could Make You Eat More

    New research from the University of Sydney suggests that artificial sweeteners, often found in diet soft drinks, trigger a fasting response in the brain, which increases our craving for calories.

  • Fake Sugar Might Be Making Us Sick

    Put down that wake-me-up diet soda for a second: A controversial new study has demonstrated a link between artificial sweeteners and a condition that can lead to diabetes. At the heart of it is the complex jungle of gut bugs that live in our digestive...