'Doctor, which artificial sweetener should I use?'- Dr. Mishra answers

M3 India Newsdesk Oct 11, 2018

Use of artificial sweeteners is rampant among people dealing with diabetes as well as those fighting obesity issues. On this World Obesity Day, Dr. Mishra shares his views on this trend.



While it was assumed that artificial sweeteners being low in calories would be helpful in glycaemic control in diabetics, the use of aspartame and sucralose instead of decreasing blood sugar actually causes paradoxical postprandial hyperglycaemia with accompanying postprandial hyperinsulinaemia, possibly...

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