Sunday, January 20, 2013

Negative Impacts of Artificial Sweetener on Gut Flora

"Its [sucralose] absorption by the digestive system may explain why researchers at Duke University in 2008 found that Splenda negatively alters gut microflora in rats and may limit the bioavailability of drugs and nutrients  (The study can be found here as published in the Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health.) A myriad other studies showing Splenda’s adverse effects—ranging from bowel disturbances, kidney mineralization, and tumor growth—can be reviewed here."

Stranger in a Strange Land: Splenda’s Many Secrets: Gut Flora Destruction, Side Effects by Lisa Garber