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Artificial Sweetener Splenda May Worsen Symptoms Of Crohn's Disease

In a six-week study, researchers gave mice with Crohn's-like disease water with the artificial sweetener Splenda. What side effects did they observe in the animals with the inflammatory bowel disease?

Public Health March 18, 2018

Artificial Sweeteners Could Make People Eat More

A new study details for the first time how artificial sweeteners affect the brain and make people end up eating more. Findings support the idea that sugar-free varieties might not be as 'inert' as expected.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 13, 2016

Artificial Sweeteners May Help Cut Calories But Up Type 2 Diabetes Risk

What's hiding behind the sweetness? Findings show that while artificial sweeteners, especially aspartame, can help people cut down on calories, these sugar substitutes can increase the risk for type 2 diabetes.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 26, 2016

Main Ingredient Of Artificial Sweetener Splenda Linked To Leukemia

A study out of the Ramazzini Institute in Italy found that sucralose, marketed under the trade name Splenda, significantly raised leukemia and other cancer risks in mice. According to the authors, the results do not support previous findings vouching for sucralose's safety.

Life March 12, 2016

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