By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness
April 5, 2017
- Are sugar-free beverages your best choice?
- How no-calorie sweeteners sabotage your gut
- Raise your glass high… and drink to your health
Swapping your sugary soda for a sugar-free iced tea or diet cola might sound like a smart decision. But drinking beverages labeled “sugar-free” won’t do anything to help you lose weight, prevent diabetes or make you healthier.
You see, most sugar-free drinks contain artificial sweeteners.
These “fake” sugars elicit the same response from your body that real sugar does. But they don’t provide any calories. There’s not an ounce of energy in them. This tricks your taste buds – and your body – into thinking a big dose of sugar is on its way. Continue reading