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More Problems with Artificial Sweeteners

Posted by bmagnus On November - 18 - 2009

Let me keep this short but sweet. Back in May we talked about how drinkers of diet soda often gain more weight than those who drink regular soda. It seems that artificial sweeteners may slow the metabolism. New data from the Nurses’ Health Study indicate another serious issue with artificial sweeteners: “Individuals who consume a diet high in sodium or artificially sweetened drinks are more likely to experience a decline in kidney function….” A podcast interview with the researchers was posted yesterday and is available for a limited time.

Better living through chemistry” is not a strategy for eating healthy.

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