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Busting Low-Calorie Sugar Substitute Myths

As you’ve seen in this blog, I deal with a lot of myths and misinformation when it comes to artificial sweeteners, particularly aspartame and sucralose. I try to correct them as they come up, but all the nonsense online can be hard to distinguish and remember. So, I thought you all would like a one-stop-shop blog Continue Reading

New Study Finds Sucralose has Same Effect as Water on Blood Glucose

Good news for diabetics! New research supports something we’ve known for a while now- the artificial sweeteners acesulfame potassium and sucralose have no effect on blood glucose and insulin levels. Additionally, the study found that neither of the no-calorie sweeteners have an effect on how quickly the stomach empties. The study, which was led by Tongzhi Wu, Continue Reading