Artificial sweeteners can take a toll

Artificial sweeteners

Lucknow: Excessive use of saccharin, a popular artificial sweetener, can indeed pose health risks. Here are some key points to consider: Cancer Concerns: Saccharin was linked to bladder cancer in rats in the 1970s, leading to concerns about its safety. Although subsequent research found that these results were not directly applicable to humans, this led to saccharin being labeled as a potential carcinogen for years. However, in 2000, the National Toxicology Program removed saccharin from its list of carcinogens, affirming that it is safe for human consumption at typical levels.…

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