Do Artificial Sweeteners Raise Your Insulin Level?


You can use most sugar substitutes if you have diabetes, including:

Saccharin (Sweet’N Low)
Aspartame (NutraSweet, Equal)
Acesulfame potassium (Sunett)
Sucralose (Splenda)
Stevia (Pure Via, Truvia)

Artificial sweeteners, also called sugar substitutes, offer the sweetness of sugar without the calories. Artificial sweeteners are many times sweeter than sugar, so it takes a smaller amount to sweeten foods. This is why foods made with artificial sweeteners may have fewer calories than those made with sugar

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