A jar filled with artificial sweetener packets
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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