Artificial Sweeteners

Potentially Harmful
Artificial sweetener commonly used as a sweetener and in a wide variety of diet foods and drinks. It is 300 to 400 times sweeter than sugar and manufactured by oxidizing the chemicals o-toluene sulfonamide phthalic anhydride. It can also be found in toothpaste and mouthwash medicines, vitamins and pharmaceuticals.
Sweet 'N Low,Sweet Twin,Necta Sweet
Health Impact
Artificial sweetener that can harm the gut and negatively impact gluten tolerance and metabolism. which may increase risk of certain disease like type II diabetes, obesity, inflammatory bowel disease and some cancers.
Gut bacteria, artificial sweeteners and glucose intolerance
Artificial sweeteners and risk of cardiovascular diseases: results from the prospective NutriNet-Santé cohort
Artificial sweeteners and cancer risk: Results from the NutriNet-Santé population-based cohort study
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