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Artificial Sweeteners – Do You Really Want to Put These Chemicals in Your Body?

By request we’re taking a look at artificial sweeteners, their pros and cons. Then you can decide whether you really want to put these chemicals in your body.

Thought that you would be interested in a list of the FDA approved artificial sweeteners with their generic and trade names:

Saccharin (SugarTwin, Sweet’N Low)
Acesulfame potassium (Sunett, Sweet One)
Aspartame (Equal, NutraSweet)
Sucralose (Splenda)


Saccharin (SugarTwin, Sweet’N Low)

Saccharin has been around the longest and went through a period of intense controversy in 1977 because it caused bladder tumors in rats. Although the FDA proposed banning it from the … Read the rest