Benefits of Artifical Sweetners over Natural Sweetners | Abstract
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Benefits of Artifical Sweetners over Natural Sweetners

Author(s): Harry Anderson*

Natural Sweeteners  are sugar molecules obtained  naturally from vegetables. Examples : honey, molasses, maple syrup, coconut sugar, agave nectar, dates, stevia. These causes health hazards: Type 2 diabetes , Weight gain , Raises blood sugar levels, Tooth decay. Artificial sweetners are the sugar substitutes used to add sweetness to food. Examples are : aspartame, sucralose, acesulfame potassium, neotame,  saccharin, xylitol. Artificial Sweetners is getting in demand as these are very effective in diabetic patients  by providing sweetness with no calories. Benefits includes : Reduces hunger, risk of tooth decay  and sugar intake in the body thus helps in losing weight. Side effects includes :Raises risk of Cancer and Damages Gut health by disrupting balance of gut microbes.