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Study: Sweeteners Are a Big Deal

Sweeteners Are a Big Deal | Davis Dental Care

As it turns out, opting for diet sodas instead of sugar-sweetened sodas can backfire since they have their own set of repercussions. While many patients choose artificially sweetened beverages and foods to avoid the calories, tooth damage, and diabetic kickback of sugary treats, it turns out that choice could have a serious impact on the future of your brain.

Artificial Sweeteners Associated with Stroke and Dementia

A recent study published in the medical journal Stroke outlines a rather large study of sugar and artificial sweeteners and the impact on your brain. Participants who consumed artificial sweeteners had an increased incident of stroke or an Alzheimer’s diagnosis.

This study did not find a link ...

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