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Artificial Sweeteners cause weight gain and worsen health outcomes

Artificial sweeteners are non-nutritive, manufactured chemicals with few or no calories. In the UK permitted sweeteners include; aspartame, saccharin, acesulfame potassium (known as acesulfame K), cyclamate and sucralose.¬†We are addicted to the taste of sweetness and the widespread use of sweetener substitutes in food and drink has made our sweet tooth even worse. Unsurprisingly, sweeteners …