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Back now -- house call and here's an email this one is from Jean who writes.
I use artificial sweetener in my four cups of -- -- and drink one liter diet soda every day.
Some of my friends insist that artificial sweeteners are bad for one's health please settle this stock is some money -- we've heard about artificial sweeteners for years.
Well Eric before we get into this I also want to look at what this gentleman or -- patient is doing.
Four cups of coffee is okay but you want to make sure that -- caught them on the cream.
And the sugar right off the bat.
In neither of soda a day cannot be good for anybody because it can cause dental cavity it can cause osteoporosis a -- Looking at this should never look there's mixed facts and data out there that has been a lot of talking they have been under scrutiny off maybe this is causing cancer that has never been proven.
We've -- bladder cancer -- -- but we've never seen it in adults.
Obviously if someone wants to try to lose weight this would be one option I'm not sure if this is the best option.
I still think hitting the gym.
Cutting them the -- is much better than taking so these sweeteners the other thing is I'm sorry mark for one.
You can also increase -- -- the door opening level he can long term cause depression and migraine headaches.
So just watch out you don't want to take this for a long time.
Yeah I agree with David's point that if you're gonna use -- you wanna use them in moderation -- has been some animal studies even on a spark came.
That may be shows in mice increasing rates of leukemia but overall there's no consensus that -- -- increase your rate of cancer but I'll tell you one thing about sweeteners.
There's also no consensus that they actually help you lose weight now diabetics have to use them.
But they can actually increase your cravings and of the increase your cravings you're gonna end up gaining weight which defeats the purpose -- use -- in moderation.
I wouldn't be frightened of them right now further studies always need to be done but don't use them as your sole way of losing -- and the big time my fears -- right doctors think that's.
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