Artificial Sweeteners Make You Fat

Artificial Sweeteners Make You Fat.  A while ago I wrote an article about how diet soft drinks cause sugar cravings.  Sadly, these cravings increase body fat.  However, did you know that any artificial sweetener can make you fatter?  As Americans try and turn to healthier food choices, it becomes crucial to read the research and become a smart consumer.

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Artificial Sweeteners Make You Fat.  So, I think I can guess what you’re thinking.  How do artificial sweeteners actually make you fat?  Well, that’s great question.  Before I answer this important question, allow me to delve into the research.  This more recent research comes from the annual Experimental Biology conference in San Diego.  Sadly, this excess fat leads to many life-shortening illnesses.  These maladies include diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, cancer and more.

Most recently, animal research presented at the annual Experimental Biology conference in San Diego again confirmed that artificial sweeteners raise your risk of obesity and diabetes.  Sadly, there are two crucial reasons these toxic sweeteners cause you to gain more fat.  First, these sweeteners actually create sugar cravings.  Why?  When you eat or drink artificial sweeteners, you basically told your brain that you’re giving it sugar.  But guess what?  You didn’t give your body sugar.  Eventually your brain figures this out and starts to crave sugar more than before.  As a result, you will likely eat some sugar, which will cause weight gain.

However, there’s another reason.  Would it surprise you if I told you that the artificial sweetener itself causes weight gain?  How?  Well it causes the same end result as eating sugar.  The only difference is that it goes down a different pathway to get there.  Here is just one citation as to the continually mounting evidence.  However, there’s tons more research out there.  Without going into the technical mumbo jumbo, basically, artificial sweeteners trick your brain and body into storing fat.

What’s worse, is that artificial sweeteners also destroy your gut microbiome.  Research also suggests this microbiome can help you maintain healthy body mass.  Of course, if you have healthy body mass, you won’t have excess fat.

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While I don’t treat diseases (including obesity), I can help support healthy body mass and composition.  As a result, this includes helping you to shed that extra body fat.  I accomplish this through a customized exercise program, dietary coaching, and the right enzyme supplements. Remember that healthy body mass is not just something you attain to look better, it helps you live a longer higher quality life.  It also drastically lowers the risk of many deadly diseases.

Are you concerned about your body mass?  Does it affect your job, family or fun? Are you worried about the long term affects?  If so, you can contact us one of several ways to set up a consultation. You can reach us on the web, stop by our office in Redmond, WA, or call us at 425-868-0120. Then I will personally sit down with you and talk about your suffering and how it affects your life. I will even do some preliminary testing as well as Bio Impedance Analysis (BIA). In fact, did you know that both NASA and Cancer Treatment Centers of America rely on BIA? These tests help me determine if you are a good candidate for care. If you’re not, we’ll make every effort to provide the proper referral.


After many years of clinical practice, Dr. Marrone has forged a remarkable career as a practitioner, educator and lecturer.  Furthermore, his extensive knowledge of enzyme nutrition has made him a much sought after practitioner.  If you are suffering from health problems that nobody seems to have the answer to, or are sick and tired of the revolving door approach of modern medicine, give Dr. Marrone a call to set up a consultation.

Artificial Sweeteners Make You Fat
Artificial Sweeteners Make You Fat