This “Health Food” RAISES Cancer Risk?!
If you’re wondering whether a food is good for you or not, here’s a good rule of thumb:
If it was created in a lab, it’s not good for you.
I’m not just talking about Twinkies and Skittles either. I’m including ingredients that are billed as “healthy” options, too.
Because according to a recent study, one “healthy ingredient” in particular can raise your risk of cancer.
There’s no doubt that too much sugar is bad for your health.
But ANY AMOUNT of any artificial sweetener is too much, if you ask me.
Most people turn to “diet,” “zero sugar,” and “sugar-free” options because they want to avoid piling on the pounds by eating too much sugar.
But buyer beware.
Studies have proven that one of the most popular artificial sweeteners, aspartame (NutraSweet, Equal), can lead to weight gain by increasing your appetite.
Uh, thanks for nothing?
And now aspartame has been tied to an increased risk of cancer, too.
In a study of over 100,000 middle-aged adults, researchers used dietary questionnaires to evaluate the connection between artificial sugar consumption and cancer risk.
The results showed that those who ate the most artificial sweeteners had a 13 percent higher risk of cancer, compared with those who didn’t eat any artificial sweeteners at all.
High consumption was defined as 17-19 milligrams per day.
But that’s NOTHING.
One 12-ounce can of diet soda contains 200 milligrams of aspartame!
Studies like this don’t establish direct cause and effect. Other factors are likely involved here, too. For example, many people who turn to sugar-free options are already overweight.
And 13 types of cancer have been linked to obesity.
But if you’re in this situation already, the last thing you want to do is pile on the risk by loading your body full of a toxic chemical like aspartame.
Low-calorie does not mean low-risk.
If you want to cut down on your sugar consumption, great!
Just don’t trade it out for something even worse.
P.S. Two servings a day of THIS popular drink was linked to a 16 percent jump in bowel cancer risk. You could be in danger too! Find out here.
“Artificial sweeteners and cancer risk: Results from the NutriNet-Santé population-based cohort study.” PLOS Medicine. Published: March 24, 2022: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1003950
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