A 21-year-old male asked:
Can you elaborate on how and why artificial sweeteners (such as aspartame and stevia) can be harmful to health?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Bariatrics 35 years experience
My opinion: artificial sweeteners can make you shun healthy, filling, and highly nutritious foods while consuming more artificially flavored foods with less nutritional value.Artificial sweeteners may play another trick, too. Research suggests that they may prevent us from associating sweetness with caloric intake. As a result, we may crave more sweets, tend to choose sweet food over nutritious food
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