The Connection Between Artificial Sweeteners and Weight Loss
By Neel Duggal, August 31, 2015
We’ve all heard of artificial sweeteners. But what are they really? Artificial sweeteners—also known as non-nutritive sweeteners (NNS), sugar substitutes, and flavor enhancers—contain few or no calories and no vitamins or minerals. They are considerably sweeter than natural sweeteners—often by orders of magnitude—so they have a much more concentrated sweetness than sugar.