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Common artificial sweetener can cause DNA damage, cancer

Share on PinterestResearchers have discovered that a chemical in Splenda, sucralose-6-acetate, causes DNA damage. Stefania Pelfini, La Waziya Photography/Getty Images New research shows that a chemical found in Splenda, sucralose-6-acetate, is genotoxic, causing DNA damage. The findings show that sucralose-6-acetate is harmful to gut health and can lead to oxidative stress, inflammation and even cancer.… Read More »