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An aggregated list on some key, recent news on zero-calorie sweeteners follows with links to articles/research/news on aspartame, sucralose, and stevia. The years of publication follow in parentheses.
- Aspartame is a possible carcinogenic. (2023)
- The FDA’s response to the above claim [disagrees with claim]. (2023)
- Sucralose is genotoxic. (2023)
- Sucralose can lower the amount of good bacteria in your gut, with long-term negative effects. (2023)
- Aspartame causes generational anxiety. And here. (2023)
- Aspartame “may increase bodyweight and risk of cardiovascular diseases” unlike stevia. (2020)
- Stevia has been studied as an “effective agent” against Borrelia burgdorferi (which causes Lyme’s disease). (2015)
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