Saturday, 17 September 2016

Artificial Sweeteners Are Turning Sour

Aspartame is much in the news these days.  Anything artificial needs to be considered with caution:

Artificial Sweeteners Are Turning Sour


  • Aspartame intake is associated with greater glucose intolerance in people with obesity
  • Drinking aspartame-sweetened diet soda daily increased the risk of type 2 diabetes by 67 percent and the risk of metabolic syndrome 36 percent
  • Aspartame may become more toxic when exposed to heat, such as may occur when diet beverages are stored at high temperatures
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