Are you one of the millions of people that are still using SPLENDA (or some other funky sugar substitute such as NutriSweet or Equal)??? Listen folks, no matter what the food industry tries to sell you on, Splenda and other such sugar substitutes are BAAAAAAAAAD news! A Splenda cookbook???? For diabetics?? Let me explain why that is all kinds of wrong….
We will start with Splenda (or sucralose) since that is the most popular and everyone thinks it’s good for you. Splenda has taken the artificial sweetener world by storm. It is the most marketed product of its nature and people know it as “the sweetener that is made from sugar, so it tastes like sugar”. Sucralose does start off as a sugar molecule, true, but it is denatured in such as way that it makes it completely unusable to the body. It’s TOXIC. In Splenda’s case, 3 CHLORINE molecules are added to it’s chemical make up. Continue reading Sweet, Sweet Alternatives