artificial-sweeteners

Artificial sweeteners increase diabetes risk in just two weeks

Artificial sweeteners can increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to new research by the University of Adelaide…

New study links sweeteners with weight gain and increased risk of diabetes

Artificial sweeteners (such as aspartame, sucralose and stevia) may be associated with long-term weight gain and increased risk of obesity,…

A diet drink a day may raise your risk of a stroke

Drinking an artificially sweetened drink every day is associated with a significantly increased risk of developing stroke and dementia, according…

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‘Diet’ sweetener isn’t great for a diet. A new study suggests why

The sugar substitute aspartame, used in many diet drinks, encourages weight gain — at least in mice. A new study,…

Pregnant women who opt for diet soft drinks ‘more likely to have overweight children’

Drinking diet (or sugar free) fizzy drinks during pregnancy makes women more likely to give birth to overweight children, according…