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Artificial sweeteners may trigger weight gain

So the shocking news is, that artificial sweeteners might be triggering higher blood-sugar levels in some people and contributing to the problems they were designed to combat, such as diabetes and obesity, according to new findings published Wednesday in the journal Nature.

Artificial sweeteners 2014

Artificial sweeteners 2014

Artificial sweeteners 2014

When you next reach for a packet of Equal or Splenda to sweeten your coffee or tea, maybe just reconsider the original white sugar, organic sugar or honey.  We have those options available @BeansBelfry.

Please read the entire article as it appeared in the Washington Post