Artificial sweetener changes insulin response, study says

05/30/2013 | Medical News Today

A study found the artificial sweetener sucralose changes insulin responses in obese people, even when used in small amounts, Washington University researchers reported in the journal Diabetes Care. The study found blood glucose peaked at a higher level and insulin levels increased about 20% more when study participants drank sucralose, compared with when they drank water, prior to a glucose challenge test.

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