While artificial sweeteners have been controversial since the 1950s, they are still generally deemed safe despite scientific data to the contrary. In fact, mounting evidence shows that some artificial sweeteners contribute to the development of many health issues. Even if you don’t regularly eat or drink diet foods, chances are you are consuming them without even realizing it! In this video, Dr. Northrup shares what you need to know about artificial sweeteners and how you can avoid them and replace them with healthier alternatives.
The Dangers of Artifical Sweeteners
by Christiane Northrup, M.D.
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