Michelle Schoffro Cooke
May 10 2018

While billed by slick marketers as the way to have your cake and eat it too, you may want to think twice before eating foods sweetened with artificial sweeteners or adding them to your foods and beverages. Makers of these chemically-derived sweeteners often tout them as the healthier, low-calorie alternative to sugar, but a growing body of research states otherwise.

In addition to the list of other health problems already linked to artificial sweeteners, new research presented at the Experimental Biology 2018 Conference recently in San Diego, California found that artificial sweeteners can cause damage to blood vessels and impair the vascular system.

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