Consuming sweeteners during pregnancy may affect baby's microbiome and obesity risk

A new study investigates the link between consuming sweeteners during pregnancy and a child’s risk of obesity. Pregnant rats fed with stevia or aspartame gave birth to pups that had a higher risk of obesity and specific changes in their gut microbiome. The findings highlight the importance of maternal nutrition during pregnancy. 

This article was originally published on MedicalXpress.com

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