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Artificial sweeteners: Better than sugar?


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  • Website: Evidence-based Living
  • Resource type: Blog

Summary - The message of this resource is:

Artificial sweeteners may help people lose weight. They may also contribute to other health problems, like high blood pressure or changes in metabolism. Limit your intake of artificial sweeteners until more is known about how they affect our bodies.


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sugar , artificial sweetener, splenda, stevia, sucralose, weight loss , metabolic, kidney disease, blood pressure

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Rated on: 6/14/2016 10:24:26 AM

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