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Article title: Low-calorie sweeteners cause only limited metabolic effects in mice

Authors: John I. Glendinning, Stephanie Hart, Hyunseo Lee, Jennifer Maleh, Gabriella Ortiz, Young Sang Ryu, Abdias Sanchez, Sarah Shelling, Niki Williams

From the authors:"We conclude that whereas the [low-calorie-sweetener]-containing solutions induced a few metabolic changes, they were modest compared with those induced by the glucose solution."

This study is highlighted as one of January's "best of the best" as part of the American Physiological Society's APSselect program.

Journal Link: American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology