Can A Diet Shake Trigger Weight Gain?  For four months I’ve been substituting at least one meal a day with a diet protein shake.  At first the pounds just fell off, but then my weight loss stalled—and now I’ve started to gain!  Why is this happening?

It may have to do with sneaky ingredients in many brands of protein shakes: artificial sweeteners.  These chemicals can disrupt the body’s ability to count calories and sense fullness—so much so that consuming them every day has been shown to increase obesity risk by 55 percent.  It takes a few months to see the weight-sabotaging effects, so your “lost then gained” story is not unusual.  From now on, choose brands that have natural zero-calorie sweeteners like stevia and inulin, and avoid artificial sweeteners like sucralose, acesulfame-K and aspartame.  Try the Fat Flush Whey Protein (available at

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