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Artificial sweeteners may damage blood vessels

April 23, 2018

We know that sugar, consumed in large amounts, increases the risk of a range of health concerns. A recent study showed that artificial sweeteners may have similar consequences, but through completely different biochemical pathways.

During recent years, excessive sugar intake has been conclusively paired with obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease — all of which are now solidly tied to the overconsumption of sugar.

As sugar’s sweet reputation grew steadily more sour, artificial sweeteners took the opportunity to rise to fame.

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