Do Sugar Subs Cause Dementia?


In the Framingham Heart Study, participates who drank at least one diet drink a day were almost 3 times more likely to suffer from dementia than those who drank none. But when other variables (blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, etc.) were taken into consideration, the increased risk was no longer there.

Conclusion—there is weak evidence that sugar substitutes lead to dementia.

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