America's Most Popular Artificial Sweetener Damages Our DNA, Scientists Say
Sugar is always made out to be the bad guy. But, when it comes to your health, switching to artificial sweeteners might be doing more harm than good.
Researchers from North Carolina State University found in a recent study that a chemical found in one of the most widely used artificial sweeteners can break up our DNA. The problem is sucralose, a zero-calorie sweetener that is 600 times sweeter than sugar, according to the FDA.
"Sucralose is utilized in tens of thousands of food, beverage, and pharmaceutical products worldwide," Susan...