Artificial Sweetners

According to new research, erythritol, the sugar alcohol used in Truvia brand sweetener, is toxic… …to fruit flies. Researchers from Drexel University kept Drosophila melanogaster…

You know that bowl of sugar packets on your table? There’s a white one, a blue one, a yellow one, a pink one…and now, a…

Is aspartame, a popular artificial sweetener commonly found in many different types of beverages and foods, and sold as Equal and NutraSweet, safe? The European Food Safety Authority says the artificial sweetener aspartame is safe at the levels currently used in food and drinks. Aspartame has been used in soft drinks and other low-calorie or […]