The artificial sweeteners in âdietâ beverages, thought to help people trim their waistlines, may be having the opposite effect.
A new study reveals that three of the leading artificial sweeteners produce an increase Âin blood-sugar levels in both mice and humans, by disrupting the balance of helpful gut bacteria. High blood-sugar levels, in turn, are the telltale sign of glucose intolerance, a condition which can evolve into diabetes and metabolic disease.
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