Sugar Substitutes News

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6/18/2018
4/12/2018
9/14/2017
Could Artificial Sweeteners Raise Your Diabetes Risk?

Small study suggests these products might somehow inhibit blood sugar control

7/17/2017
Could Artificial Sweeteners Raise Your Odds for Obesity?

Products won't lead to significant weight loss and are even tied to weight gain, research review finds

7/17/2017
Artificial Sweeteners and Weight

Artificial sweeteners linked to weight gain and heart disease in new study.

7/10/2017
Reset Your Taste Buds for Less Sugar

Artificial sweeteners aren't the answer

1/13/2017
Kids' Use of Artificial Sweeteners Spiked in Recent Years

Some studies suggest a link between the sugar substitutes and obesity, researcher says

5/13/2016
Sugar-Free Gum Can Be Deadly for Dogs

Keep all products containing the sweetener xylitol out of your pooch's reach, FDA warns

11/30/2015
Sugar-Free Sodas, Candy Can Still Damage Your Teeth

But, researchers add that there are easy ways to prevent lasting harm

11/3/2015
Sweetened Drinks Might Raise Men's Risk for Heart Failure

Two servings daily linked to higher odds for the disabling condition, study says

6/19/2015
Any Added Sugar Is Bad Sugar, Some Experts Contend

They see table sugar, honey as unhealthy as high-fructose corn syrup

3/17/2015
Diet Sodas Linked to Widening Waistlines in Seniors: Study

But it's not clear whether the noncaloric drinks are a direct cause, experts say

9/17/2014
Artificial Sweeteners May Raise Blood Sugar Levels: Study

Scientists saw changes in helpful gut bacteria, which can affect some people's ability to process glucose

3/31/2014
Can Diet Soft Drinks Contribute to Heart Trouble in Women?

Those who consumed the most had highest risk, but the study results are preliminary

9/20/2013
Carbonation May Help Artificially Sweetened Soda 'Trick' the Brain

Study unclear whether this helps or hinders people trying to lose weight

7/10/2013
Could Artificial Sweeteners Cause Weight Gain?

Researcher says evidence suggests they may, but industry rep disagrees

5/14/2013
Health Tip: Bake With Less Sugar

You probably don't need as much as you've been using

1/8/2013
Diet Drinks Tied to Depression Risk in Older Adults: Study

Higher odds also seen for regular soda drinkers

10/31/2011
Report Slams Makers of Sugary Drinks for Targeting Kids

Black and Hispanic children exposed even more than others, researchers found

6/17/2011
Truth About Ice Cream, Snow Cones May Be Hard to Swallow

Nutritionally, these summer staples come up empty, expert says

4/26/2010
Health Tip: Reduce Dietary Sugar

Here are some suggestions

4/20/2009
Fructose-Sweetened Drinks Up Metabolic Syndrome Risk

But glucose-based beverages may not have same impact, study finds

1/28/2009
Study Finds High-Fructose Corn Syrup Contains Mercury

Half of batches tested positive, third of popular sweetened products showed traces

7/25/2008
Some Sweeteners Inhibit Enzyme Tied to Type 2 Diabetes

Antioxidants in date sugar, dark brown sugars help control blood pressure, heart disease

7/24/2008
Gummy Bears Join Cavity Fight

Treats sweetened with xylitol cut levels of bacteria in children's plaque, study finds

2/11/2008
Sugar Substitutes May Contribute to Weight Gain

Saccharin tricked body, slowed down metabolism in rats