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Unformatted text preview: effects. For an obese person attempting to be healthier by losing weight, I would suggest they could enjoy using the sugar substitutes that research indicates are safe. I would inform them that nonnutritive sweeteners offer extra choices in beverages which save energy for use on nutrient-dense foods. Nonnutritive sweeteners may also increase the deliciousness of fruits and vegetables so individuals can snack healthy instead of fried or fatting alternatives. They could also increase the taste of whole-grain breads and consequently increase the nutrient density of their diet while still upholding a lower energy intake. Yet, it is important to remember to use the sugar substitutes along with a sensible weight management plan which includes a balanced diet and exercise. Bibliography o Time: Can Sugar Substitutes Make You Fat? o CSPI: Sweet Nothings: Not all Sweeteners are Equal o Position of the American Dietetic Association: Use of Nutritive and Nonnutritive Sweeteners...
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