This illustrates a problem with using artificial substances. That is, that we have tended to think they will solve a problem without consequences. In this case, lack of understanding how our bodies react to chemicals we were never designed to imbibe. There’s really another, and to me, more insidious aspect here. That is people tend to not take the time to understand there science behind so much of our world. There continues to be too much reliance on experts and too little on understanding for ourselves how things work.
Artificial Sweeteners: What You Need to Know