May 11, 2012

Side Effects Of Artificial SweetenersDo you know what are artificial sweeteners and what are their effects and side effects? In most of commercial products, starting from cola and carbonated beverages, and ending up with low-fat yogurt, various artificial sweeteners and sugar substitutes like sucralose, aspartame, saccharin, acesulfame potassium, or others are used. They are considered advantageous because, in contrast to sugar, artificial sweeteners have fewer calories and do not contribute greatly in weight gain. Food manufacturers and their main distributors assure all their customers that artificial sweeteners are safe and harmless, and using them can be good for almost every modern person. However, scientists do not stop talking about side effects of artificial sweeteners and warn us against extensive use of these type of sweeteners. Read the rest of this entry »