Could artificial sweeteners cause, rather than prevent, diabetes and weight gain?

The most recently reported research points to potential links with obesity and diabetes. Of course, much is still not known. This research is preliminary and ongoing.

When making your decision on artificial vs. real sugar, consider that the perceived dangers of sugar in reasonable amounts may be overblown.

For more detail, here is also an in-depth discussion of one on-going research project and why we can’t draw conclusions yet by Epidemiologist Gid M-K on (unfortunately available only to members). sweeteners linked to obesity, diabetes in study |