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Long-term Safety of Artificial Sweeteners in Kids Unclear, Says AAP
eMediNexus,  06 November 2019
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A new statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) says there is insufficient evidence about the long-term safety of artificial sweeteners in children and adolescents and calls on food manufacturers to be more transparent about the presence of these substances on food labels.

The statement, published online October 28 in Pediatrics, provides an overview of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved artificial sweeteners (also called nonnutritive sweeteners), describes research about their benefits and potential adverse effects in children and adolescents, and makes recommendations for researchers, policy makers, and healthcare providers… (Medscape)

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