Sugar-Free Paradox: Do Artificial Sweeteners Help or Hurt? Sugar-Free Paradox: Do Artificial Sweeteners Help or Hurt?
Dr David Johnson on the paradoxical findings that the sugar-free options we recommend to patients may end up producing similarly negative effects.Medscape Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - September 26, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology Commentary Source Type: news

Steps, Intensity, and Mortality; Artificial Sweeteners and CVD
(MedPage Today) -- TTHealthWatch is a weekly podcast from Texas Tech. In it, Elizabeth Tracey, director of electronic media for Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore, and Rick Lange, MD, president of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center... (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - September 17, 2022 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Sept. 9, 2022 ​
Artificial sweeteners may harm the heart. Sugar substitutes are a popular way to try to keep slim, but French research suggests they may also increase your risk for a heart attack or stroke. Read more CT lung cancer screening catches more tumors... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 9, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Could Artificial Sweeteners Be Bad for Your Heart?
FRIDAY, Sept. 9, 2022 -- Artificial sweeteners are a popular way to try to keep slim, but French researchers suggest they may also increase your risk for a heart attack or stroke. The finding stems from tracking heart health among more than 103,000... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 9, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Higher CV Event Risk Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Higher CV Event Risk
The first study to include artificial sweetener from all sources, not just drinks, may increase concerns about these agents. But not all are convinced.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 8, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Higher Artificial Sweetener Consumption Linked to CVD Risk
THURSDAY, Sept. 8, 2022 -- Higher artificial sweetener consumption is associated with an increased cardiovascular disease risk, according to a study published online Sept. 7 in The BMJ. Charlotte Debras, from Sorbonne Paris Nord University, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 8, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Some artificial sweeteners may be linked to heart disease, study says
Potential health woes from artificial sweeteners have expanded to include a possible link between some sugar substitutes and heart disease, a large-scale study suggests. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Artificial sweeteners 'may be bad for your heart' and are not a 'safe alternative to sugar'
A team of French researchers, who looked at the eating habits of 100,000 people, found those who ate the most artificial sweeteners were a tenth more likely to suffer heart disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Artificial sweeteners linked to increased risk of heart disease, study finds
Research involving 103,000 French adults shows sweeteners ‘should not be considered a healthy and safe alternative to sugar’Artificial sweeteners are linked to an increased risk of heart disease and “should not be considered a healthy and safe alternative to sugar”, according to researchers.The harmful effects of added sugars have been long established for multiple chronic diseases, leading food companies to use artificial sweeteners instead in a wide range of food and drinks consumed daily by millions of people worldwide.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 7, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Gregory Health editor Tags: Health Medical research Heart disease Science Society France Food & drink industry Food safety Sugar Source Type: news

Artificial sweeteners should 'not be assumed to be safe', scientist warns
Dr Eran Elinav, the microbiologist who led the Israeli study on 120 people, said: 'We should not assume [sweeteners] are safe until proven otherwise. Until then, caution is advised.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Non-Nutritive Sweeteners Can Alter Glycemic Responses and Microbiomes
Study reveals sugar substitutes are not inert, and some can alter human consumers ' microbiomes in a way that can change their blood sugar levels (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - August 19, 2022 Category: Disability Tags: Fitness and Nutrition Source Type: news

Artificial Sweeteners Alter Gut Bacteria in Humans
When consumed for as little as two weeks, common alternatives to sugar affect intestinal bacterial communities, with some reducing the body's ability to regulate blood glucose levels, a study finds. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - August 19, 2022 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Are Artificial Sweeteners Really Harmless? Are Artificial Sweeteners Really Harmless?
New research suggests that sugar substitutes are not metabolically inert but can alter the gut microbiome in a way that can influence blood glucose levels.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - August 19, 2022 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

DR MEGAN ROSSI: Are chemicals added to food making YOU ill?
DR MEGAN ROSSI: Just how worried should we be about food additives such as emulsifiers, preservatives, colours and artificial sweeteners? (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news