Go to any bookstore (or Amazon) nowadays, and you can find 100 different takes on the diet book. Now, whether these diets are focused on high-fiber, gluten-free, eating for your blood type, or going Paleo is important, but while each of these lifestyles is different and may have merit, they all seem to have coalesced on one thing: the need to go sugar-free (or at least limit sugar intake). And for good reason! More and more science shows how troubling the impact of sugar is on our body. Certainly, the sugar industry has taken note of this, which is why diet sodas and sugar-free this-and-that are populating our shelves. This, seemingly, makes it easy to avoid the excess sugar. But is that the best choice for your health? Let’s take a look.
Artificial Sweeteners and Obesity