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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Two artificially sweetened beverages per day associated with 21% greater risk of diabetes in women
Women who consumed two (2) or more servings of artificially sweetened beverages per day were 21% more likely to develop diabetes during an average follow-up of 8.4 years compared to women who consumed less than three (3) servings per month according to the Women’s Health Initiative study.Read the entire article | Email this article
Friday, September 08, 2017
Pregnant mothers who consumed artificial sweeteners daily, 2.2 times greater risk of overweight baby
Women who consumed artificially-sweetened beverages daily during pregnancy were 2.2 times more likely to have an overweight baby when the baby reached one-year compared to women who consumed no artificially sweetened beverages.
“These effects were not explained by maternal [body mass index], diet quality, total energy intake, or other obesity risk factors,” the authors of the study note.
They also noted that, “There were no comparable associations for sugar-sweetened beverages.”Read the entire article | Email this article
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