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Studies say artificial sweetner can lead to weight gain and/or increase blood sugar level(Src:'sugar substitute' in wiki).Does Stevia has same effect?

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Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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In brief: Absolutely, however

mechanism of weight gain/?ed blood sugar clearly not the artificial sweeteners per-se.
Far more likely the issue is supporting/promoting behaviors of seeking sweet tastes & eating more carbs while thinking this would be OK, compensated for by the artificial sweetener. Tiny imbalances, over time, can produce significant changes in body fat.

In brief: Absolutely, however

mechanism of weight gain/?ed blood sugar clearly not the artificial sweeteners per-se.
Far more likely the issue is supporting/promoting behaviors of seeking sweet tastes & eating more carbs while thinking this would be OK, compensated for by the artificial sweetener. Tiny imbalances, over time, can produce significant changes in body fat.
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