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Artificial Sweeteners: A Chiropractic View

Posted on: June 5th, 2013 by admin No Comments

Chiropracic Artificial SweetenersA lot of the time, people think they’re doing good for themselves by replacing sugar with artificial sweeteners. However, this may not be the best idea. In fact, there are several negative effects linked to the use of artificial sweeteners that you need to know about before you start making drastic dietary changes.

A lot of people drink diet soda, but that’s not the only place artificial sweeteners hide out. In fact, they’re in many other low-calorie foods as well. This could mean you’re ingesting a very large amount of these products, which could put your health at risk. Consumption of too many of these products like Splenda, Equal, or Sweet ‘n’ Low could cause you to gain weight and could cause conditions like depression, migraines, and cancer.

If you go to the chiropractor at all, you probably know they focus on the whole body and your health from head to toe. Because of this fact, you’ll likely be asked about your diet. Consuming too much sugar and its artificial counterparts can lead to joint pain, fatigue, and a poor mood. It’s difficult because sugar is highly addictive. However, you can beat this. (more…)