Artificial sweeteners linked to ‘marked effects’ on small intestinal microbiome

CHICAGO — Greater consumption of artificial sweeteners, specifically those that do not contain aspartame, resulted in “marked effects” on the duodenal microbiome profile, according to data presented at Digestive Disease Week.“As physicians, we see a number of patients who consume artificial sweeteners for a variety of reasons,” Ruchi Mathur, MD, director of clinical research and clinical operations for medical associated science and technology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, told Healio. “Many of these patients report GI issues such as bloating and alteredRead More