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Artificial sweeteners like splender aren't good so what type of sugar do u recommend truvia is good but it has erythritol and stevia extract nat flav?
Stevia is the best : Stevia is the best sweatener.Get a more detailed answer ›
Good question: Obesity is caused by changes in a genetic mechanism in the brain and our taste mechanism is adapted to 6 input stimuli, sweet, sour, bitter, astringent, salt and metal, permutations and combinations of which give flavor from organic food. Taking sugar (and salt) by itself acts as a drug. Aspartame causes a phenomenon known as excitotoxicity that affects brain mechanisms to its detriment. ...Read more
Yes: There was some controversy about saccharin in relation to a laboratory study in which very high levels caused bladder tumors in rats. Most other sweeteners have an excellent safety profile.. A few have objections for various reasons to aspartame. But sucralose and others seem totally fine. ...Read more
Define bad for you: Anything can have side effects, even too much clean water. Artificial sweeteners are just that....Artificial. They don't belong in your body. Stevia is a plant extract that can be used as an "artificial" sweetener that may have less issues. Some people seem to tolerate artificial sweeteners without any problems, others get massive side effects. Choose your poisons carefully! ...Read more
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