Equal and Splenda Increase Risk for Stroke and Heart Attack
An urgent warning if you consume artificial sweeteners - these popular food additives have been directly linked to cardiovascular risks, making them an unsafe alternative to sugar.
A nine-year study involving 103,388 people linked the artificial sweeteners aspartame (Equal), acesulfame potassium and sucralose (Splenda) to cardiovascular disease and stroke
Total artificial sweetener intake was associated with increased risk of overall cardiovascular disease and cerebrovascular disease
Aspartame was associated with an…