Wednesday, November 18, 2009
On November 2, 2009 Science Daily reported on a new artificial sweetner study. Three thousand women participated in this Nurses Health Study. The research was conducted by Julie Lin MD, MPH, FASN and Gary Curhan MD, ScD, FASN of Brigham and Women's Hospital. Their conclusion and the subsequent presentation at the American Society of Nephrology's annual meeting in San Diego stated that drinking two or more drinks with artificial sweetener a day may lead to a two-fold incease in kidney decline.