The popular artificial sweetener erythritol is associated with a higher risk of blood clots


A new study has linked the popular artificial sweetener erythritol to an increased risk of blood clots that can lead to heart attack or stroke. Erythritol is used in sugar substitutes, zero-calorie processed foods, condiments, and even oral care products. Dr. Stanley Hazen, one of the study authors at the Cleveland Clinic, joins John Yang to discuss the findings.


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