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Is Artificial Sweetener Bad for You?

What research has to say about the risks and benefits of aspartame and other ‘fake sugars’

WWhy drink a soda packed with nearly 40 grams of sugar when there’s a sugar-free alternative that tastes just as sweet? Given the health risks of a diet high in sugar — experts say consuming too much can pave the way for numerous health problems, from…



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Ashley Abramson

Writer-mom hybrid. Health & psychology stories in NYT, WaPo, Allure, Real Simple, & more.