April 24, 2012

what are artificial sweetenersWhat Are Artificial Sweeteners?

You probably heard about artificial sweeteners and the current controversy about the effects of artificial sweeteners on today’s public health. Artificial sweeteners or artificial sugar substitutes like aspartame, saccharin, cyclamate, sucralose, neotame, acesulfame potassium, acesulfame-K, and others, are synthesized substances which can be used instead of sugar for sweetening our foods. Sweeteners play a great role in our daily diet, and using safe and healthy sugar substitutes is a very important factor for all of those who really care about their health and longevity, as well as want to prevent serious diseases and ailments. Read the rest of this entry »