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Artificial sweeteners - News

No, sugar doesn’t make your kids hyperactive
Consistent evidence links ultra-processed food to over 30 damaging health outcomes - including mental ill-health and sleep problems
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Could artificial sweeteners alter your microbiome?
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Ultra-processed food linked to higher risk of depression, research finds
Chemical found in common sweetener damages DNA
Study shows how human immune cells react to non-nutritive sweeteners
WHO: Artificial sweeteners have no weight-loss benefit, may raise health risks
WHO warns against using artificial sweeteners
Is there an association between the consumption of ultra-processed food and adverse microbiota-gut-brain axis implications?
Study finds common artificial sweetener linked to higher rates of heart attack and stroke
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Low-calorie sugar substitute consumption during adolescence appears to impair memory later in life
'Gateway' foods like candy may lead to unhealthy teen eating
Could consuming processed foods contribute to poor mental health?
Sweetness that comes at a price: Sugar substitutes may affect the human body in unanticipated ways
Artificial Sweeteners during pregnancy may affect baby's microbiome and increase obesity risk
Your gut senses the difference between real sugar and artificial sweetener
Looking to lose weight? Diet drinks might not be the sweet spot: study
Is it time for a new junk food tax?
Plant-based burgers: should some be considered ‘junk food’?
Study shows potential dangers of sweeteners
What happened when I ate ultra-processed food for a month
Mouse studies find sugar-free energy drinks just as harmful
Artificially sweetened drinks may not be heart healthier than sugary drinks
How does sugar drive consumption? Scientists discover gut-brain sugar sensor in mice
Resolving bitter debate over low-cal sweeteners
How ultra-processed food took over your shopping basket
Low-calorie sweeteners do not mean low risk for infants
Food additives and sweeteners found to impact gut microbiome diversity
Common foods can help 'landscape' the jungle of our gut microbiome
Nearly All U.S. Kids Eating Added Sugars & Artificial Sweeteners Before Age 2
Here's a bitter pill to swallow: Artificial sweeteners may be doing more harm than good
3 September 2019 - The Guardian - Soft drinks, including sugar-free, linked to increased risk of early death
New research casts doubts on safety of world's most popular artificial sweetener
Zero-calorie sweeteners on trial again
24 June 2019 - MedicalXpress - Microbiome links diet to health
Are artificial sweeteners putting kids at risk for asthma?
30 May 2019 - BBC - Ultra-processed food linked to early death
2 May 2019 - MedicalXpress - Children and teens who drink low-calorie sweetened beverages do not save calories
15 April 2019 - MedicalXpress - Harmful compounds might be formed when foods containing the sweetener sucralose are heated
25 March 2019 - MedicalXpress - Major medical groups call for soda taxes
14 February 2019 - MedicalXpress - Diet drinks may be associated with strokes among post-menopausal women
3 January 2019 - MedicalXpress - No compelling evidence for health benefits of non-sugar sweeteners
28 August 2018 - MedicalXpress - Study finds sucralose produces previously unidentified metabolites
30 July 2018 - MedicalXpress - Limit low-calorie sodas and drinks, and stick to water instead, researchers advise
23 July 2018 - MedicalXpress - Food additives a toxic mix for kids
15 May 2018 - MedicalXpress - Some calories more harmful than others