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Artificial Sweeteners

The ‘bitter’ TRUTH: Artificial sweeteners trigger glucose intolerance and destroy your health, according to many experts

Many people use artificial sweeteners as a substitute for sugar not knowing that they’re digging their own grave.

Top 20 CHEMICALS that cause cancer are readily found in US foods and drinks

There’s one thing that most major cancer foundations and cancer drive organizations never mention when “searching for the cure” or “marching for the cure” for cancer – and that is chemicals in food.

Splenda is NOT Natural Nor Healthy – New Study Shows The Danger is Vastly Underestimated

A new, in-depth review on the synthetic sweetener sucralose (marketed as Splenda), published in the journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, is destined to overturn widely held misconceptions about the purported safety of this ubiquitous artificial sweetener.

10 Things You Need To Throw Away Immediately For Better Health

health freedom alliance, 16 November 2015
It’s no secret that human beings have adopted a lifestyle that doesn’t really take health into consideration, especially when we are talking about the large number of products that we choose to surround ourselves with on a daily basis

Health Basics: How do MSG, artificial sweeteners and gluten cause fast weight gain?

By Wells: (NaturalNews) People want that fast track to "fit," but there's a price to pay for tricking your body into losing weight, since tricks sometimes involve losing water weight and just postponing bad food habits. There is no fast track to losing weight, but there is a permanent way to achieve and maintain your ideal body weight.

10 reasons to ditch the diet soda and artificially sweetened gum

By Wells: (NaturalNews) First of all, artificial sweeteners are linked to diabetes, so let's not even go there. According to a new study, reaching for "fake" sugars means trading calories for type 2 diabetes -- no thanks! A better choice would be to eat organic honey and exercise, but doctors don't tell you that. So we turn to research for validation. In the journal Nature, they've been debating the risks of artificial sweeteners for decades, but the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel figured out that diet sodas ruin your gut microbes, thus ruining immunity.

Xylitol: Uncovering the dark side of this popular sugar substitute

Many of us who have jumped on the lower-carb bandwagon have embraced xylitol as the darling of natural sugar substitutes. And yet, questionable manufacturing processes and the end product can be problematic - that is, a chemically extracted sugar alcohol the body is unable to fully digest which causes an uproar in the digestive tract. To make matters worse, xylitol is frequently made from GMO corn and produced in China. The sugar alcohol is also extremely toxic to dogs and can cause liver failure, as this study found.

Soda's popularity wanes amid health concerns

After decades of being the choice for people who were concerned about consuming too much sugar, diet sodas are seeing their popularity, and sales, diminish rapidly. While the decline started about a decade ago, it has gathered speed in the past few years as information about alarming health concerns becomes available. Instead of diet sodas, many people these days are reaching for water, or juices that they make themselves at home.