View Full Version : Splenda’s Many Secrets: Gut Flora Destruction, Side Effects

01-23-13, 09:53 PM
Lisa Garber (http://naturalsociety.com/author/lisa/)
January 20th, 2013

It’s becoming increasingly clear that aspartame is bad news. But what about the other artificial sweetener, sucralose (Splenda)? Is Splenda safe (http://naturalsociety.com/is-splenda-safe-examining-dangers-sugar-alternative/)?

Known commercially as Splenda, sucralose is a synthetic product—a chlorinated sugar molecule—of McNeil Nutritionals, LLC, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. Splenda continues to be avidly used by consumers watching their weight and blood sugar. The Calorie Control Council (http://www.caloriecontrol.org/unscientific-claims-from-dr-mercola-regarding-sucralose-ddt-and-obesity-are-out-of-sync-with-more-th) is only too happy to tear apart arguments that Splenda may not be as safe as purported, including studies—even by the prestigious Duke University—and assertions by alternative medicine practitioners like Dr. Mercola (http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2011/04/26/major-media-finally-exposes-splendas-lies.aspx), who compared sucralose to DDT.

Read more: http://naturalsociety.com/the-other-sweetener-thats-made-from-sugar-but-is-closer-to-ddt/?utm_source=Natural+Society&utm_campaign=4a70dd6857-Email+83%3A+1%2F21%2F2013&utm_medium=email