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Artificial Sweeteners Alter Gut Bacteria in Humans
When consumed for as little as two weeks, common alternatives to sugar affect intestinal bacterial communities, with some reducing the body’s ability to regulate blood glucose levels, a study finds.
Artificial Sweeteners Alter Gut Bacteria in Humans
Artificial Sweeteners Alter Gut Bacteria in Humans

When consumed for as little as two weeks, common alternatives to sugar affect intestinal bacterial communities, with some reducing the body’s ability to regulate blood glucose levels, a study finds.

When consumed for as little as two weeks, common alternatives to sugar affect intestinal bacterial communities, with some reducing the body’s ability to regulate blood glucose levels, a study finds.

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Anna Azvolinsky | Sep 17, 2014 | 4 min read
The consumption of artificial sweeteners results in glucose intolerance mediated by changes in the gut microbiota in both mice and humans, researchers report.