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Diet Soda: Builds Desire, Decreases Satisfaction

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 08.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

The question of what these sweeteners do to our body -- and by what mechanism -- is far from settled, but this study adds to the realization that looking just at calorie counts, without thinking a little more about the actual ingredients, might not be enough to lead to long-term weight control and health.

New Study: Diet Soda meets Straw Man

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.30.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

A new study in the journal Obesity, comparing diet soda to water for weight loss, has resulted in extensive and worldwide media coverage -- some of it, to my surprise, directly involving me. My involvement derives from my published opinions about diet soda and artificial sweeteners, which thus far remain unchanged after reading the study in question.

PHOTOS: 12 Sweeteners You Should Know

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 07.17.2013 | Healthy Living

A century ago, sweets got their treacly punch from ingredients like honey, molasses or even table sugar. Today, a glance at the ingredients on the pac...

A Reason To Skip The Splenda?

Posted 07.17.2013 | Healthy Living

A new study may make you think twice before adding Splenda to your coffee. Published in the journal Diabetes Care, Washington University School of...

Sugar Substitute Round-Up: What You Can And Can't Cook With

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Things used to be simple. If we wanted something sweet, we turned to sugar, or honey or maple syrup. But now we've got options when it comes to sweetn...

I'm With Stupid: Artificially Creating Pepsi's Next Big Mess

Todd Hartley | Posted 06.09.2012 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I predict that Pepsi Next will be a colossal failure for Pepsi. It won't be as big a flop as New Coke was, but that's just because Pepsi's not as big as Coke.

Pepsi Next: The Last Thing America Needs

Andy Bellatti | Posted 05.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

"Health and wellness" may be cited as motivators behind Pepsi NEXT, but America needs mid-calorie soda as much as the Gulf of Mexico needs another oil spill. May I suggest drinking more water? What a concept!