The digestive effects of sugar substitutes

Scientists at Israel’s Ben Gurion University have found saccharin, aspartame, and sucralose disrupt the mechanism that gut bacteria use to keep us well. Acesulfame potassium (Ace-K), advantame, and neotame did not have this effect. The results have relevance for obesity and diabetes.

https://www.timesofisrael.com/sweeteners-hurt-the-ability-of-gut-bacteria-to-keep-us-well-israeli-study/

https://in.bgu.ac.il/en/pages/news/artificial_sweeteners_disruption.aspx

https://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/22/18/9863

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