View Full Version : artifical sweetners?
01-29-2005, 08:22 AM
I was wondering if anyone can tell me how splenda, equal etc. affect your metabolism. Is one better than another?
01-29-2005, 08:43 AM
stear clear as much as possible and if you have to use one splenda (sucralose) appears to be the most healthy
in nutrition science they are classified as anti-nutrients meaning they are neither a nutrient or a toxin
01-29-2005, 11:20 AM
Personally i use splenda, heres a link i found on other forums although it doesnt give you much imput regarding nutritional facts.
01-29-2005, 11:27 AM
What's bad about something like Equal?
01-29-2005, 02:30 PM
I think I remember hearing that eating artifical sweeteners can cause cancer. Is that true?
01-29-2005, 03:01 PM
yes but thats with certain artificial sweeteners splenda has been tested blah blah...and sweet-n-low was the one that caused cancer in mice but they also fed them like 15 lbs. of the stuff a day or some obscene amount....so if u stay in moderation not a problem...
01-29-2005, 04:45 PM
No, they don't cause cancer.
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