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50 Things Nutritionists Never Eat—So You Shouldn’t Either

Reader's Digest Logo By Lindsay Tigar of Reader's Digest | Slide 1 of 50: A grande iced coffee with skim milk and two Splendas, please? Think again—and hold the sweet stuff. 'I do not think there is sufficient evidence to prove that most artificial sweeteners are safe for consumers, so I prefer to stay away from them and indulge in the real thing [sugar] occasionally and mindfully. Plus, there's a plethora of research that shows how consuming diet beverages may counter-intuitively lead to weight gain, which can increase your risk of chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease,' registered dietitian and nutritionist, Chelsey Amer says. This is what could happen to your body when you stop eating artificial sweeteners. .

Artificial sweeteners

A grande iced coffee with skim milk and two Splendas, please? Think again—and hold the sweet stuff. 'I do not think there is sufficient evidence to prove that most artificial sweeteners are safe for consumers, so I prefer to stay away from them and indulge in the real thing [sugar] occasionally and mindfully. Plus, there's a plethora of research that shows how consuming diet beverages may counter-intuitively lead to weight gain, which can increase your risk of chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease,' registered dietitian and nutritionist, Chelsey Amer says. This is what could happen to your body when you stop eating artificial sweeteners. .
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