THE DANGERS OF ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS

 

The use of artificial sweeteners has steadily increased in the American food supply over the past few decades. Studies examining the impact of artificial sweeteners show that they simulate the taste of sugar and are reported to contain less calories than sugar, but may have other adverse health effects and may even interfere with weight loss. One such study, conducted at Massachusetts General Hospital, focused primarily on aspartame and its risks towards weight loss.

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