How does artificial sweetener consumption impact heart health?

Dr Frank Lipman
Dec 19, 2022

Does regularly consuming artificial sweeteners increase the risk of poor heart health? ⁠Recently, researchers at the French National Institute for Health and Medical Research sought to understand the answer.

Study Summary

The study, which relied on health data from 103,388 participants, found that:

  • Those who consumed more artificial sweetener in their day-to-days had a higher likelihood of stroke and heart attack.

The Hearty Take

⁠To prevent negative health outcomes, avoid the consumption of sugars and sugar alternatives.⁠ Want to sweeten your morning beverage of choice? Consider adding spices like cinnamon or vanilla instead! Having a sugar craving? Reach for berries, or focus on hydration! For more specific tips, reach out to your nutritionist.

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