Tag: Artificial Sweeteners

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Natural Sweetener: The Benefits of Stevia

By: Natural Force @mynaturalforce No comments

Can a sweetener be good for you? Stevia, a natural sweetener derived from the stevia plant, is non-caloric and won’t spike your blood sugar. So, what’s the catch? Let’s explore how stevia works in your body and why you may want to replace your other natural sweeteners with this sweet leaf. read more…

Find Your Unicorn: Choosing the Healthiest Pre-Workout Supplement

By: Natural Force @mynaturalforce No comments

In addition to standard ingredients like caffeine and beta-alanine (the ingredient that creates the itchy, skin-tingling feeling), many pre-workout products also contain ingredients that can lead to long term health issues. read more…

Sucralose: This Zero Calorie Sweetener’s Alarming Effects on the Gut Microbiome

By: Lucas Irwin @LucasIrwin 2 comments

Sucralose is an artificial sweetener made from the combination of chlorine and sugar molecules and is commonly sold under the brand name Splenda. Although this sweet, calorie free sugar substitute is tempting, it may be doing more harm than good. read more…