artificial sweeteners

Dr Oz: Five Habits Which Make You Fat


October 5th, 2011 - 5:01 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On today's 'Dr Oz Show', the doctor focused on habits which many people have which keep them from losing weight. These bad habits must be recognized, and stopped ... Read more...

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Diet drinks could make you pile on pounds


June 29th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Diet drinks are the calorie-free way of having a sweet treat, but beware, they could still make you pile on extra pounds. A 10-year American study ... Read more...

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Diet fizzy drinks, artificial sweeteners ‘do not raise obesity, diabetes risk’


April 19th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 19 (ANI): A study has found that diet fizzy drinks and other artificially sweetened beverages do not cause diabetes, as had previously been thought.Researchers at Harvard University said that while ... Read more...

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How our taste buds know that sugar is sweet


March 8th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new research has attempted to find out how taste cells detect sugars.The study by Monell Center and collaborators could lead to development of strategies to limit over-consumption."Detecting ... Read more...

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Important Halloween Safety Tips For Pet Owners


October 29th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Halloween is that time of the year of when people get a chance to do crazy things without being judged. If you have pets ... Read more...

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Diet soft drinks cause premature births


August 19th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Pregnant women should avoid artificially sweetened diet soft drinks, as a study has linked them with premature births. Research conducted on almost 60,000 pregnant women in Denmark found ... Read more...

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‘Diet’ soft drinks linked to premature births


August 19th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 19 (ANI): Drinking lots of artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy increases the risk of premature births, according to a new study.The study, conducted on almost 60,000 pregnant women in Denmark, ... Read more...

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Brit hospitals to ban sugar in patients’ tea


June 28th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): Hospitals in the UK will ban sugar in the tea of patients, amid fears that it is a risk to health.National Health Services officials have been ordered to ... Read more...

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Bitter-blocking ingredient in artificial sweeteners found


May 28th, 2010 - 10:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): The chemical that specifically blocks people's ability to detect the bitter aftertaste that comes with artificial sweeteners such as saccharin has been discovered by researchers.According to a report ... Read more...

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Blood glucose levels ‘affect decision making’


January 26th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): A new American study suggests that fluctuating blood glucose levels may affect decision-makingPsychological scientists X.T. Wang and Robert D. Dvorak from the University of South Dakota looked into ... Read more...

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Brain can distinguish real sugar from fake


December 28th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): While products with calorie-free artificial sugar claim to be as sweet as actual sugar, researchers have claimed that our brains can distinguish real from fake.Saccharin, the first ... Read more...

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Ration shopkeeper fined for cheating cardholders - 28 years later


September 29th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Terming a ration shop dealer's offence of denying cardholders their quota of rice and selling adulterated food as "a crime against society", Delhi High Court Tuesday slapped ... Read more...

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Check sweet intake, stay healthy


September 26th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) With five percent of India's population obese, there is a strong need to control intake of sweets and maintain an active lifestyle so as to stay fit. "Indians ... Read more...

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Scientists devise ‘electronic tongue’ to identify sweetness


August 18th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) Scientists have devised a small, cheap, lab-on-a-chip sensor that quickly and accurately identifies sweetness. It can accurately identify the full sweep of natural and artificial sweet substances, including ... Read more...

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Artificial sweeteners detected in German waste water


June 18th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Scientists, using a new analytical method, have been able to demonstrate the presence of several artificial sweeteners in waste water in Germany.The method, which simultaneously extracts and ... Read more...

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Artificial sweetener may help track source of water pollution


May 26th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Swiss researchers have found that the artificial sweetener acesulfame passes through our body into wastewater, survives treatment and accumulates in groundwater, which may help track the source of ... Read more...

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Energy drinks stoke brain to boost athletic performances


April 16th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 16 (IANS) Sugary drinks and sweets can really boost athletic performance in endurance events, but how? Ed Chambers and colleagues not only show that sugary drinks can significantly boost performance ... Read more...

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Red Panda’s artificial sweet tooth revealed


April 16th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Scientists from the Monell Center in the US have reported that the red panda is the first non-primate mammal to display a liking for the artificial sweetener aspartame. ... Read more...

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Chocolates and cakes challenge traditional sweets


October 20th, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil Sharma Chandigarh/Amritsar, Oct. 20(ANI): As a growing number of people in the cities prefer giving chocolates and cakes as gifts on Diwali festival, many traditional sweets are being replaced. Many ... Read more...

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Change in diet can freeze biological clock


July 30th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 30 (ANI): By making drastic changes in the diet, women in their 40s and 50s can increase their chances of having a baby, it has been claimed.A new book ... Read more...

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Artificial sweeteners fail to prevent weight gain in rats


February 11th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by admin
London, February 11 (ANI): Conventional wisdom that low-calorie artificial sweetener can prevent weight gain seems to have been scotched by a Purdue University study, in which rats fed on such sweeteners were ... Read more...

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Mobiles, deodorants and coffee wont cause you cancer


February 4th, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Feb 4 (ANI): People can now breathe a sigh of relief for a new report designed to combat urban myths has found that mobile phones, coffee and deodorants are not likely ... Read more...

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Natural sweetener that has 40 % less calories than sugar developed


December 31st, 2007 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): You can now enjoy the sweet taste of sugar without worrying about the calories, for a Los Angeles-based company has developed a sweetener that has 40 percent fewer ... Read more...

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