The Not-So-Sweet Effects of Sugar Substitutes
GastroMD’s very own Dr. Marchioni-Beery was featured in a WTSP Channel 10 news segment about the harmful effects of sugar substitutes:
“Lots of people turn to sugar substitutes to help battle ailments like hyperglycemia and obesity, but experts say some of the options aren’t too sweet on your gut health and can actually do damage.
A study on artificial sweeteners shows options like aspartame, saccharin and sucralose increase a user’s blood sugar level, while stevia increases insulin.”
Read the full WTSP Channel 10 News article by clicking the link below or watch the full video here!