Artificial sweeteners linked to risk of weight gain and heart disease

Artificial sweeteners may be associated with long-term weight gain and increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, according to a new study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) Consumption of artificial sweeteners, such as aspartame, sucralose and stevia, is widespread and increasing. The post Artificial sweeteners linked to risk of weight gain and heart disease appeared first on Knowridge Science Report. …read more Source:: Knowridge Science Report

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Heart risks in middle age may boost dementia risk later in life

People who have heart disease risks in middle age – such as diabetes, high blood pressure or smoking – are at higher risk for dementia later in life, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2017. The post Heart risks in middle age may boost dementia risk later in life appeared first on Knowridge Science Report. …read more Source:: Knowridge Science Report

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