Artificial sweeteners linked to Diabetes and Obesity!

People switch to zero-calorie artificial sweeteners such as aspartame and acesulfame potassium to limit their sugar intake. These are among the most common food additives world wide and is found in diet and zero-calorie sodas and other products. But, a U S study presented at the experimental Biology 2018 meeting linked artificial sweetenersto obesity and an increased risk of diabetes.
The researchers studied the bio-chemical changes in the body after consumption of sugar or sugar substitutes as well as their impact on vascular health by examining how they affect the lining of blood vessels.
The studies showed how the artificial sweeteners change the body’s processing of fat and gets energy and also seemed to accrue in the blood and its higher concentrations had a more harmful effect on the cells that line blood vessels.
The studies strongly point out that both sugar and artificial sweeteners seem to exhibit negative effects linked to obesity and diabetes. .


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