Over 1,500 Health Topics
Browse Health Topics
Ask the Doctor
Q&A with Dr. Greger
News & Articles
Show some love!
Find out More
Watch videos about artificial sweeteners
December 7, 2012
Unsweetening the Diet
All sweeteners--natural and artificial, caloric and non-caloric—help maintain cravings for intensely sweet foods.
December 6, 2012
Neurobiology of Artificial Sweeteners
The disconnect between sweetness sensations coming from our tongue and the lack of a caloric feedback loop in the gut may result in overeating.
December 5, 2012
How Diet Soda Could Make Us Gain Weight
People consuming low calorie sweeteners may overcompensate by eating more than they otherwise would.
December 3, 2012
Diet Soda and Preterm Birth
Aspartame may be the reason that diet soda consumption during pregnancy has been linked to premature birth.
November 30, 2012
Case reports of fibromyalgia chronic pain sufferers cured by removing the artificial sweetener aspartame (Nutrasweet) from their diets.
August 30, 2010
Is Stevia Good For You?
How much of this natural sweetener can be considered safe?
August 31, 2009
A Harmless Artificial Sweetener
Most of the artificial sweeteners on the market have been associated with health problems.
August 19, 2008
Is Nutrasweet® Bad For You?
Concerns raised about the use of aspartame by pregnant women.
View All Topics
Can you take hydrogen peroxide internally?
Can hot peppers (capsaicin) cause cancer?
What about the INTERHEART study on heart attack risk factors?
Can Indian gooseberries (amla) be cooked without losing the health benefits?
Fresh fruit versus frozen–which is better?
- All Rights Reserved | In partnership with the
Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation
Terms of Service