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Artificial Sweetners impair function of HDL

By June 17, 2011Health

New research suggests that long-term use of artificial sweeteners like aspartame, acesulfame K and saccharin may accelerate atherosclerosis and heart disease by interfering with the protective function of HDL (the good cholesterol).

Check out this excellent video on the topic by Dr. Jeffery Bland who holds a PhD in Biochemistry and is considered the “father” of functional medicine.

I’ve long recommended that people avoid these artificial sweeteners and use Stevia instead. Now there’s more research to back this up.

Be well!