From “Carcinogen” to Cancer Treatment

news_views_icon“Artificial Sweeteners: Cancer Causing or Cancer Curing?” by Center for Accountability in Science.sugar_saccharine
In case you needed further evidence that scientific opinion is constantly changing, new research presented this week finds evidence that saccharin, an artificial sweetener found in brands like Sweet ‘N Low ®, may be a tool in treating cancer. The researchers found that saccharin binds to a protein found in many cancerous cells, carbonic anhydrase, disrupting its activity and potentially stopping the growth of cancerous cells. Researchers hope saccharin could become the basis for new cancer-fighting drugs. Read more.

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