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26 July 2016

Artificial sweeteners

Canadian scientists have established that using artificial sweeteners during pregnancy can lead to significantly weightier infants. While the food and beverage industry maintains that low-calorie artificial sweeteners are perfectly safe for pregnant women and their children, a study conducted at the University of Manitoba suggests that women who used them on a daily basis give birth to babies who are twice as likely to be overweight by their first birthday than the children of women who avoid these products during pregnancy.

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