New Study On Artificial Sweeteners
Created Bt HealthFly
25 August 2022
An Israeli scientist says artificial sweeteners should no longer be considered safe after his lab published research suggesting they can actually raise blood sugar levels.
According to a study published in the journal Cell, the consumption of saccharin and sucralose affects the ability of healthy adults to dispose of glucose in the body.
The researchers conducted their experiment with four common sweeteners: saccharin, sucralose, aspartame and stevia.
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The first two appeared to significantly affect the response to glucose, but all caused changes in gut bacteria, the microbiome.
On that note, non-nutritive sweeteners are not inert to the human body and should not be assumed to be safe until proven otherwise. Until then, caution is advised,
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