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9 Common Cancer Myths and Misconceptions

#2. Do artificial sweeteners cause cancer?

Do artificial sweeteners cause cancer? - Cancer Myths and Misconceptions

No. Researchers have conducted studies on the safety of the artificial sweeteners (sugar substitutes) saccharin, cyclamate, aspartame, acesulfame potassium, sucralose and neotame and found no evidence that they cause cancer in humans. All of these artificial sweeteners except for cyclamate have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for sale in the United States. Source

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