Are sweeteners healthier than sugar?

Are sweeteners healthier than sugar?
 

We're a sweet-toothed nation, eating far too much sugar for our own good.
A sugary diet can lead to weight gain and health problems such as type-2 diabetes, so none of us should be having more than the maximum seven teaspoons of sugar a day.
Public Health England wants our sugar intake from a host of popular foods to be cut by a fifth by 2020.
Part of the solution includes reformulating foods with sugar replacements.
Artificial sweeteners give a sweet taste with few or no calories.
But are they healthier?
What are sweeteners? There are lots of different types in thousands of different... read more

 
30 May 2018 in Health, Views: 25
Source: BBC
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