Sucralose, although approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, has been shown in animal studies to reduce healthy gut bacteria, make medications less effective, release toxins into the body and alter the body's r... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

While definitive findings concerning sucralose side effects remain unknown, as of 2015, research links ingestion of this artificial sweetener to metabolic syndrome, according to the American Diabetes Association. Metabol... More »

Powerade Zero contains the artificial sweeteners sucralose and acesulfame K. According to Dr. Mark Hyman in an article on Huffington Post, consumption of sugar and artificial sweeteners is unhealthy and is a leading caus... More »

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and What's Cooking America websites both publish nutrition charts. The nutrition charts from the FDA are downloadable and printable. More » Health Nutrition & Diets

The Maximum Shred supplement hasn't been tested by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, states the Maximum Shred company, so the product's safety for pregnant or diabetic users is unknown. The product label cautions an... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

Apple cider vinegar is believed to lower blood pressure in animal studies, but WebMD warns that, as of 2014, the effects have not been fully studied. Whether apple cider vinegar can similarly affect the blood pressure in... More »

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved pirfenidone, under the brand name Esbriet, for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in October 2014, according to an FDA news release. IPF patients can take Esbrie... More » Health Medications & Vitamins