Artificial Sweeteners

17 MARCH 2017

How This Ancient Drink Will Help You Give Up Sugar

The first step in transitioning away from sugary (and artificially sugary) drinks is to become cognizant of ingredients. Do you wake up in the morning and dump packets of sugar or sugar-free sweeteners into your coffee, sip on a soda for a little midday pick-me-up, or end the evening with a hot chocolate or a […]

Read more →
3 MARCH 2017

Why You Should Stop Drinking Soda for Good and How

The more soda you consume (regular or diet), the more hazardous your habit can become.

Read more →
11 OCTOBER 2016

Why Liquid Sugar Is the Worst

Added sugar is unhealthy when consumed in excess. However, liquid sugar may be especially harmful. Research shows that getting sugar in liquid form is much worse than getting it from solid food. This is why high-sugar beverages like soda are among the worst things you can put into your body. What Is “Liquid Sugar”? Liquid […]

Read more →

Artificial sweetener research biased by industry money

Don’t believe what you read about the benefits of artificial sweeteners. That’s the message from University of Sydney researchers whose recent analysis shows widespread bias – and therefore inaccuracy – in industry-funded research into fake sugars. The review, published in the latest edition of PLOS ONE  journal, analysed 31 studies into artificial sweeteners between 1978 and […]

Read more →
7 MARCH 2016

Is There Any Room For Sweeteners In A Healthy Diet?

Most of us primarily think of taste – especially sweetness – in terms of enjoyment, but sweetness is not just another source of pleasure.

Read more →
10 FEBRUARY 2016

Diet Soda Health Risks: Study Says Artificial Sweeteners May Cause Weight Gain, Deadly Diseases

Diet soda may seem like a far healthier alternative to regular pop, but a new study warns that this may not be the case at all.

Read more →
29 JANUARY 2016

Is Juice Worse For You Than Soda?

Sattar points out that eating whole fruit is associated with a reduced (or neutral) risk of diabetes, but drinking fruit juice is associated with an increased risk.

Read more →
22 JANUARY 2016

Sugary Drink Consumption Linked With Endometrial Cancer Risk

Consuming lots of sugary drinks is associated with a higher risk for the more common type of endometrial cancer, according to a new study.

Read more →
4 JANUARY 2016

Why Girls Should Stay Away from Soda

Higher insulin concentrations can result in higher concentrations of sex hormones, which has been linked to earlier menstruation.

Read more →
29 DECEMBER 2015

57 Sneaky Sugars to Avoid

All of the following are basically sugar, from our metabolism’s perspective:

Read more →