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Artificial Sweeteners Make People Hungry, Study Finds

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Researchers at the University of Sydney conducted a study which found that although artificial sweeteners provide the taste people expect from foods, the sugar replacement chemicals also make the brain increase hunger because it thinks not enough food has been consumed for energy. The researchers fed fruit flies and mice a diet including sucralose. Because the chemical throws off the brain's reward centers, the fruit flies and mice consumed far more calories than they needed. Researchers in the new study say, however, that while reduction of sugar consumption can be healthy, the effects of using chemicals in unhealthy foods rather than replacing sugar-sweetened foods with those carrying natural sugar had not previously been explored. http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2016/07/13/Artificial-sweeteners-may-trick-people-into-being-hungrier-study-says/6621468411452/ http://www.wochit.com This video was produced by YT Wochit News using http://wochit.com