Be careful, “light” yogurts are bad for your health!


0% yogurts that contain sweeteners could, in the long term, increase cardiovascular risk, according to a new French study.

Do you usually eat yogurts labeled “light” or “0% fat”? Please note: according to a new study, low-fat products (including yogurts, therefore) increase the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Conducted among 103,388 volunteers, the (French!) NutriNet-Santé study studied the impact on health of food additives and especially that of sweeteners, these famous “false sugars” present in low-fat desserts. The French researchers followed the participants between 2009 and 2021.

Results ? Researchers have succeeded in establishing a link between the regular consumption of sweeteners and the risk of suffering a myocardial infarction (heart attack), a cerebrovascular accident (CVA) or arterial hypertension (HTA).

Sweeteners are not a “healthy” alternative to sugar!

“[Les volontaires] who initially consumed more sweeteners had, over time, a greater risk of developing cardiovascular disease” summarize the scientists who published their work in the British Medical Journal.

How do I know if my favorite foods contain sweeteners? The good reflex to adopt: take a look at the label. Sweeteners hide behind the “codes” that start with an E: sorbitol (E 420), mannitol (E 421), xylitol (E 967), aspartame (E 951), saccharin (E 954), cyclamates (E 952) …

These findings, consistent with the latest WHO report published this year, do not support the use of sweeteners as safe alternatives to sugar.“conclude the researchers.

Source : Inserm

Subscribe to the Top Santé Newsletter to receive the latest news for free


Source: Topsante.com by www.topsante.com.

*The article has been translated based on the content of Topsante.com by www.topsante.com. If there is any problem regarding the content, copyright, please leave a report below the article. We will try to process as quickly as possible to protect the rights of the author. Thank you very much!

*We just want readers to access information more quickly and easily with other multilingual content, instead of information only available in a certain language.

*We always respect the copyright of the content of the author and always include the original link of the source article.If the author disagrees, just leave the report below the article, the article will be edited or deleted at the request of the author. Thanks very much! Best regards!