According to a new study, consuming artificial sweeteners could do more harm than good as they may make you feel hungry and actually eat more.
Doctors say that consumption of artificially sweetened sodas and aerated drinks are leading to infertility in humans because of the presence of an artificial sweetener, aspartame.
Consumption of foods and beverages containing low-calorie sweeteners has increased by 200 per cent between 1999 to 2012 among US kids, a new study has warned.
A new American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy statement sheds light on how these non-nutritive sweeteners may affect children's weight, taste preferences, the risk for diabetes, and long-term safety.
The study assessed how artificial sweeteners affected the brain in altering taste perceptions and regulating appetite for food.
Vegans may not have a lot of options available when it comes to sweetening their foods and beverages, but there are some healthy, natural alternatives that may work, including date syrup, maple syrup etc.
Starbucks Corp, the world's largest coffee chain, said it would serve its first stevia-based, zero-calorie sweetener at select cafes in the U.S. and Canada.
Love to drink that sweetened soda, or other sugar-laden fruit juices, sports drinks, energy drinks? Beware, as you can be at an increased risk of developing various cancers, a study has found.
Diet foods and artificial sweeteners may trigger weight gain and increase the risk of diabetes, as their sweet taste fools the body's metabolism, says study.
The researchers also said that these sweeteners are also responsible for disrupting the gut microbiome of these children.