December 19, 2019
This study is literally more interesting than the impeachment.
By a lot.
Drinking artificially-sweetened drinks like Diet Coke could make you more likely to put weight on, doctors have warned.
Researchers from the University of South Australia found that people who consume low calorie sweeteners (LCS) don’t reduce their overall sugar intake.
The study, published in the journal Current Atherosclerosis Reports, also warned that they may be contributing to type 2 diabetes.
Professor Peter Clifton, who led the research, said: “There has been a 200 per cent increase in LCS usage among children and a 54 per cent increase among adults in the past 20 years.”
His team reviewed previous research and came across a US study of 5,158 adults over a seven-year period.
It showed that those who consumed large quantities of artificial sweeteners gained more weight than the non-users.
Prof Clifton said: “Consumers of artificial sweeteners do not reduce their overall intake of sugar.
“They use both sugar and low-calorie sweeteners and may psychologically feel they can indulge in their favourite foods.
“Artificial sweeteners can also change the gut bacteria which may lead to weight gain and risk of type 2 diabetes”.
Gut bacteria again.
I keep telling you about this.
Low calorie sweeteners are used in place of sucrose, glucose and fructose and have an intense sweet flavour without the calories.
Artificially sweetened beverages (ASB) are also linked with increased risks of death and cardiovascular disease, and strokes and dementia among older people, but it is not clear why.
Prof Clifton cited 13 studies which investigated the effects of ASB intake on the risk of type 2 diabetes – all of which found either no link or a positive one.
One study found that substituting ASB for sugar-sweetened beverages or fruit juices was associated with a five to seven per cent lower risk of type 2 diabetes.
He said: “A better option than low-calorie sweeteners is to stick to a healthy diet, which includes plenty of whole grains, dairy, seafood, legumes, vegetables and fruits and plain water.”
Previous studies have also found links between calorie-free drinks, such as Diet Coke, and weight gain.
Scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital have found the breakdown product in the drink’s sweetener – aspartame – disrupts the metabolic rate.
Dr Richard Hodin, the study’s senior author, said: “Sugar substitutes like aspartame are designed to promote weight loss and decrease the incidence of metabolic syndrome.
I’ve been saying this forever.
Diet pop is simply a trick. It is a super-addictive chemical substance that is sold as a – as a healthy alternative?
Honestly, it is much better and healthier to simply drink normal pop.
And that is not healthy at all.
The fact that artificial sweeteners are legal also shows the absolutely bottomless depth of corruption that is endemic in our society. There is zero reason that the government should allow corporations to sell people an addictive poison under the guise that it will cause them to lose weight.
It is completely nuts the way we have all of these libertarian values mixed in with communist-type control. Corporations are allowed to trick people into drinking poison, trannies are allowed to molest children at the library, but an individual is not allowed to read the New Testament on campus.
There is literally no consistency to anything, at all. “Democracy,” or as they now often call it, “neoliberalism,” literally is just “whatever Jews want.”
We keep hearing about all of this “nation of ideas” gibberish, but no one can explain what the ideas are. Clearly, “nation of ideas” is bullshit to begin with, but if there were actual, solidly defined ideas, you could at least navigate discourse and make arguments about the ideas.
Basically, we’re experiencing a full-on collapse of reality due to the weight of the lies surrounding every single aspect of our existence.
The Holocaust is the most damaging lie, but literally everywhere you look, everything is a lie.
ESP is probably real.
Ancient high-tech civilizations are probably real.
Evolution (at least as it is presented by academia and the media) is probably not real.
Einsteinian physics are probably all a complete hoax, including black holes, quantum physics, the Big Bang and all of the rest of it.
God is probably scientifically demonstrable.
All of that stuff interests me more than Nazi masturbation machines, to be honest.
Surely, at the very least, life would be a whole lot more interesting if we were having these sorts of discussions.
But instead of hearing about any of that, we get Diet Coke and Jordan Peterson.
Because lies have to prop up other lies in this diabolical web of hoaxes and bizarre assumptions.
It’s no wonder people end up thinking the earth is flat. If you start to realize that everything is a lie, you get into a situation where you can just believe anything.