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Study: Artificial sweeteners may affect glucose, gut bacteria

Digestive Health SmartBrief | Sep 24, 2014

A study of the artificial sweeteners saccharin, sucralose and aspartame found they may raise the risk of glucose intolerance, which can lead to diabetes, researchers reported. While part of the study was done with mice, researchers also looked at gut bacteria from about 400 people and found those who used the artificial sweeteners had a different microbial makeup than those who did not. Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The (09/17)


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