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  • Writer's picturePeggi Ingram

Artificial Sweeteners: Healthier Option?

Many people believe that artificially sweetened foods and beverages are better for you since they have no sugar and are lower calories. This can not be further from the truth. These products cause more gut imbalance leading to a rise in the the inflammatory response which leads to diseases including obesity, cardiovascular disease, and many more.

Research study show that these products 'had a toxic, stressing effect, making it difficult for (healthy) gut microbes to grow and reproduce." Your gut bacteria are important to overall health, including your immune system.

This study explains how even 1/2 can of soda can raise your risk.

Switch to a healthier alternative such as Stevia, Trulia, honey, maple syrup or coconut sugar. Replace those soda's with Sparkling water as a healthier alternative.

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