Artificial Sweeteners Toxic to Digestive System: Scientists

Chemical Free Life

Here is yet another study demonstrating that the synthetic additives in artificial sweeteners can be harmful to human health.  In this latest study scientists found that six of the most popular synthetic sweeteners are toxic to the digestive system:  aspartame, sucralose, saccharine, neotame, advantame, and acesulfame potassium-k

Researchers also found that 10 sport supplements containing these artificial sweeteners were found to be toxic to the digestive system–even at relatively low levels (only one mg./ml. of the artificial sweeteners).


Artificial sweeteners have toxic effects on gut microbes

FDA-approved artificial sweeteners and sport supplements were found to be toxic to digestive gut microbes, according to a new paper published in Molecules by researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Israel and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.

The collaborative study indicated relative toxicity of six artificial sweeteners (aspartame, sucralose, saccharine, neotame, advantame, and acesulfame potassium-k) and 10 sport supplements containing these…

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