Sham Sugar or Sugar Sham?

How much weight do you put on the reports out there that artificial sweetners like Splenda and Nutrasweet are bad for you?

About 2 years ago now, I quit drinking dietCoke. I went cold turkey. I’ve never gone back. This may not sound like much unless you knew me before my non-dietCoke days. I inhaled the stuff. I’m not kidding when I say I probably drank a liter of it a day, probably more. I used to joke that my tombstone would say “Rest in Nutrasweet”.

I quit because I had read that artificial sweetners make it harder for you to avoid sugar and actually make you crave it.

Since then, I’ve read numerous sources that say these sweetners are downright bad for you. Atrociously bad. Here are a few:

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