Artificial Sweeteners Can Increase the Risk of Breast Cancer

 

Having a great body does not mean that you are fit or healthy. There are a few things considered and this includes the combination of having adequate exercise and eating the right food. Since a lot of people tend to be very busy, we only want what is convenient and fast as well. For this same reason, there are a lot of products on the market that aid people in achieving their weight goal with lesser effort.

Artificial sweeteners are one of the easiest things you can replace and they say are beneficial to you. But are they?

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A recent study by the Cesare Maltoni Cancer Research Center in Italy and the European Ramazzini Foundation of Oncology and Environmental Sciences in Bologna, Italy, shows a significant increase in the incidence of malignant tumors, lymphomas and leukemias in rats exposed to varying doses of aspartame.

Aspartame is the second most widely used artificial sweetener in the world and is found in more than 6,000 products ranging from sodas and hot chocolate to yogurt and vitamins. More than 200 million people worldwide consume aspartame.

In the study, researchers administered aspartame by adding it to rats’ normal diet. The study began when the rats were 8 weeks old and ended when all the rats had died. Treatment groups received feed containing concentrations of aspartame at dosages simulating daily human intake as compared to body weight. The results showed the treated animals had extensive evidence of malignant cancers including lymphomas, leukemias, and tumors in multiple organs.

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Even when tested on animals, there is proof that this increases the risk in breast cancer. Aside from that, it also cause a number of other complications.


Should You Ban Artificial Sweeteners From Your Diet?

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Here is a list of different sweeteners and know which ones you should stay away from:

Artificial SweetenersSuzanne has amassed research from numerous medical experts that show artificial sweeteners can cause ailments ranging from lupus and multiple sclerosis to cancer.
What’s the difference between different types of sweeteners, and which are the safest? Read on.

The Fakes:
• Saccharin (SweetN’ Low, Sugar Twin). Discovered in 1879, saccharin was the first major artificial sweetener and was widely used and accepted until it was linked with bladder cancer in laboratory rats in the 1970s. It’s up to 700 times sweeter than table sugar, but has a bitter aftertaste. One of five artificial sweeteners approved by the FDA, many experts consider it the safest.

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Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris was born in Europe but has lived in the US for many years. He attended college both in Europe and the US and completed medical school at the University of Texas. Residency and fellowship in oncology was completed at Baylor. Read More...
Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton

Dr. Chris Charlton