20 Jun '11, 9pm

Fat Substitutes Linked to Weight Gain: Susan E. Swithers, PhD, the study's lead researcher said: “Our research s...

Fat Substitutes Linked to Weight Gain: Susan E. Swithers, PhD, the study's lead researcher said: “Our research s...

Drop the potato chip! Indulging in low-calorie snacks made with synthetic fat substitutes could actually pack on the pounds, according to new research. The study was conducted by researchers at Purdue University and published bin the American Psychological Association’s journal Behavioral Neuroscience . Susan E. Swithers, PhD, the study’s lead researcher said: “Our research showed that fat substitutes can interfere with the body’s ability to regulate food intake, which can lead to inefficient use of calories and weight gain.” The researchers studied rats who had been fed either regular potato chips that were high in fat and calories, or “light” potato chips made with olestra, a synthetic fat substitute that has zero calories and passes through the body undigested. Rats on a high-fat diet that included both type of potato chips ate more food, gained more weight, and develop...

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