Re artificial sweeteners a safe or healthier alternative to sugar? Can they help people lose weight, or can they actually have the opposite affect?

Research paper in informational style. This paper will address a debatable topic. Provide both sides to the debatable topic, but NOT your opinion or side. Each side will be neutrally presented allowing your audience to make their own decision as to which side to take.
Length: 4-6 pages excluding cover page, abstract, and references. Purpose: Argument-addresses a debatable topic on an academic topic of social, political, or cultural relevance. Audience: General, college level, academic, 3rd person alone. Sources: minimum of 10; minimum of 5 academic. Format: APA