They’re supposed to be a way to have the proverbial cake and, literally, eat it too: all the sweet taste without the calories and the metabolic health problems that come with sugar. 672 more words
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WINNIPEG — A new study suggests women who consume artificially sweetened drinks daily while pregnant could see an increase in their baby’s weight.
It found that women who had a daily consumption of artificially sweetened beverages, such as those that use Splenda instead of sugar, not only appeared to affect their infants’ body mass index but also may lead to an increased risk of early childhood obesity. 466 more words
Sucralose is an artificial sweetener that goes by many brand names, but the one most will be familiar with is Splenda. The sweetener is synthesised by the selective protection, chlorination, and then deportation of table sugar, resulting in a compound which is approximately 650 times sweeter. 79 more words