Sucralose is bad?
Everyone knows processed sugar is unhealthy. Sugar is a nutritional mainstay for many children & adults.
58% of Americans believe sugar comprises 20% of their daily calories, according to Healthy Food America.
That's 25 teaspoons daily. Due of sugar's toxicity, many individuals utilise low-calorie sweeteners like sucralose.
In 2017, 41.4% of U.S. adults & 25.1% of children reported using low-calorie sweeteners (LCS), with majority taking them regularly.
Sucralose, or Splenda, is an artificial sugar sweetener (via WebMD). Sucralose is 600 times sweeter than sugar because chlorine replaces sugar's hydroxyls.
This creates a supersweet, calorie-free substance. Sucralose can help reduce calorie consumption & manage blood sugar levels, especially for diabetics.
Sucralose bad? Harvard Health Publishing says sugar causes weight growth. Sucralose may raise obesity risk, according to a 2018 study presented at The Endocrine Society's 100th Annual Meeting.
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