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#ArtificialSweeteners Kill the #GutBiome

Who would’ve thought artificial sweeteners could cause DNA mutations? A new study is showing us the truth behind those sugar-cheaters and it looks like we’re the  ones suffering the consequences of the don’t mess with Nature attitude behind it. Nowadays, people are … Continue reading

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Diet Soda Linked to Bigger Bellies in Older Folks

You would think that diet soda is the better choice in taming the waistline but a study has shown the opposite in older adults. In fact, diet soda has been linked to increasing obesity and fostering metabolic syndrome in healthy … Continue reading

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The Splenda Effect

Ideally, a nonnutritive sweetener should not evoke a metabolic response. However, a study published in Diabetes Care found that people who do not use the artificial sweetener sucralose, have an altered insulin response to the artificial sweetener. Dr. Yanina Pepino  speaks with us … Continue reading

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