Splenda®, also known as sucralose, is an artificial, chemical sweetener.
advertisements stating "Made from Sugar, so it Tastes like Sugar",
which attempt to confuse consumers, Splenda® is not natural and contains
no elements of natural sugar.
You may also be surprised to
learn that Splenda® contains chrlorine. Yes, the same chlorine that goes
in swimming pools. And here's the worst side effect...
like chlorine kills off micro-organisms in swimming pools, Splenda® and
sucralose kill off healthy bacteria that lives in your gut -- healthy
bacteria that is VITALLY important to virtually every aspect of your
Recently, a study at the University of Duke confirmed
this very finding. Not only is sucralose a heavily-processed, chemical
artificial sweetener, but it's also damaging to your gut health, which
goes on to affect every other aspect of your health.
Here's a direct quote from that study:
suppresses beneficial bacteria and directly affects the expression of
the transporter P-gp and cytochrome P-450 isozymes that are known to
interfere with the bioavailability of nutrients. Furthermore, these
effects occur at Splenda® doses that contain sucralose levels that are
approved by the FDA for use in the food supply."
know that over 80% of your immune system finds its home in your gut? In
fact, there are more than 100 TRILLION living bacteria in your gut that
control many aspects of your health, and due to things like the
ingestion of artificial sweeteners like Splenda®, most folks have
created a massive bacterial imbalance in their body.
doesn't just stop with the use of Splenda® or other artificial
sweeteners. There are MANY other factors that are contributing to the
bacterial imbalances that BILLIONS of folks are silently suffering from
all around the world.