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Artificial sweeteners linked to increased heart risk, new study finds

Artificial sweeteners linked to increased heart risk, new study finds

Study participants who had a higher intake of total artificial sweeteners had an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease compared to non-consumers.NYSE/PEPSICO document via Reuters Artificial sweeteners are added to thousands of foods and beverages – soft drinks, yogurts, pancake syrups, jams, baked goods, frozen desserts, chewing gum, candies – to help us satisfy our …

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People who consume artificial sweeteners may have a 9% higher risk of heart disease, new research suggests

People who consume artificial sweeteners may have a 9% higher risk of heart disease, new research suggests

illustration of a hand holding a soda Getty Images The average American adult consumes 77 grams of sugar (just over 6 tablespoons) per day, according to the American Heart Association. Compare that to the AHA recommended limits for added sugars… Men: no more than 36 grams, which equals 9 teaspoons or 150 calories, per day …

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