Artificial sweeteners as a sugar substitute: Are they really safe?

@inproceedings{Sharma2016ArtificialSA,
  title={Artificial sweeteners as a sugar substitute: Are they really safe?},
  author={Arun Sharma and Suma Amarnath and Mrs. K. Thulasimani and Sravan Ramaswamy},
  booktitle={Indian journal of pharmacology},
  year={2016}
}
Nonnutritive sweeteners (NNS) have become an important part of everyday life and are increasingly used nowadays in a variety of dietary and medicinal products. They provide fewer calories and far more intense sweetness than sugar-containing products and are used by a plethora of population subsets for varying objectives. Six of these agents (aspartame, saccharine, sucralose, neotame, acesulfame-K, and stevia) have previously received a generally recognized as safe status from the United States… CONTINUE READING