Splenda - Sucralose - Aspartame:

Splenda, also known as sucralose, is an artificial sweetener which is a chlorinated sucrose derivative. Facts about this artificial chemical follows:

Pre-approval research showed that sucralose caused shrunken thymus glands (up to 40% shrinkage) and enlarged liver and kidneys. The manufacturer put forth two arguments in an attempt to claim that sucralose is not toxic:

Other adverse effects reported in pre-approval research included:

Healthy Sweetener Use Guide:

Sweeteners To Use

Sweeteners To Avoid

Stevia (Safe For Everyone) Aspartame (NutraSweet, Equal, Canderel)
Other Low Carb Sweeteners Neotame
Evaporated Cane Juice Sucralose (Splenda, Altern)
Fruit Juice (No Sugar Added) Acesulfame-K (Sunette, Sweet & Safe, Sweet One)
Rice Syrup Cyclamates
Honey Saccharin
Licorice Root (small amounts) Refined Sugar
Fructooligosaccharides (FOS) High Fructose Sweeteners
Amasake Other Aspartame Sweetners (Spoonful, Equal Measure)
Vegetable Glycerin Other Aspartame Sweetners (Ameno Sweet, Benivia)
Sugar Alcohols (xylitol, sorbitol) ^ Other Aspartame Sweetners (Nutra Taste)
Maple Syrup (Without Added Sugar) Other Aspartame Sweetners (In Some Diet Foods)
Barley Malt Other Aspartame Sweetners (In Some Diet Beverages)
^ Use In Small Amounts &
Avoid If You Have Bowel Disease

Splenda Information: Dr. Mercola 12/3/2000 - Dangers

Splenda Information: Dr. Mercola 12/3/2000 - Testimonials

Splenda Information: Dr. Mercola 8/23/2003 - Not A "Healthy" Sweetener

Splenda Information: Dr. Mercola 11/8/2003 - One Man's Personal Story

Splenda Information: Dr. Mercola 4/2/2007 - They Aren't Telling You

Splenda Information: Dr. Mercola 5/14/2007 - France Bans Splenda Ads

Splenda Information: Dr. Mercola 12/25/2007 - Lawsuit Against Splenda Moves Forward

Splenda Information: Dr. Mercola 2/10/2009 - Shocking Information About Potential Harmful Effects

Splenda Information: Dr. Mercola 6/20/2011 - DOUBLES Your Risk of Gaining Pounds

Splenda Information: Dr. Mercola 10/8/2011 - The 4 Best, And 3 Worst, Sweeteners To Have In Your Kitchen

Splenda Information: Dr. Mercola 6/26/2013 - CSPI Downgrades Splenda From "Safe" To "Caution"


Splenda Information: Sugar Association Website - Truth About Splenda

Splenda Information: Natural News 10/20/2008 - Duke University Study Links Splenda To Weight Gain

Splenda Information: Natural News 10/9/2012 - Stop Using Splenda

Splenda Information: Natural News 12/11/2013 - Cooking With Splenda Releases Cancer Ccausing Dioxins


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