What Are The Best Sugar Substitutes? In my recent articles I’ve pointed out how sugar affects the gut. And while it would seem easy to trade table sugar with artificial sweeteners, there are HUGE gut problems with that too
Most of us have a sweet-tooth that is addicted to sugar and even the sweetness of artificial sweeteners. The sweet tooth is a big sign of an addiction that is equal to cocaine or heroin. Our society looks down upon the addiction to the elicit drugs. But most of the commercial society is actually pushing our addiction to sugar, and artificial sweeteners.
Do Artificial Sweeteners Affect The Gut? “If sugar is BAD for the gut, can I just switch to artificial sweeteners?” It seems an easy solution to turn to artificial sweeteners to help satisfy our sweet tooth and eliminate calories at the same time.
I must admit that I have a sweet tooth. It wants to be satisfied often. I regularly take steps to weaken this sugar craving. BUT artificial sweeteners are NOT the healthy step to take
How does sugar affect your gut? Well…there is the obvious affect of sugar on the “external gut” or the waistline. Studies show the more sugar you eat, the larger the waistline and other fatty areas can become.
This article is looking at the “internal gut”, or your stomach and digestive system, and the ways sugar impacts them. If you are looking to improve your gut health, changing the amount of sugar in your diet is the biggest way to do that.