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Artificially sweetened beverages: What does the latest evidence tell us on health benefits versus harm?

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posted by Research Admin on 6 December 2018

Dr Cristina Cleghorn, Dr Amanda Jones, Dr Andrea Teng, Professor Tony Blakely, and Professor Nick Wilson have recently posted a blog on the Public Health Expert page (University of Otago website).

Reducing consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) is an important current policy issue internationally. One suggested strategy is for people to swap to artificially sweetened beverages (ASBs). But there are multiple concerns about potential health risks of ASBs – although limited evidence and hard data. This blog seeks to briefly summarise current evidence, to inform the public, public health practitioners and policy makers.

To read the full blog, go to:

Public Health Expert: New post, 29 November 2018