The Dark
Side of
Artificial Sweeteners You Never Knew About!

By - Pragya Nigam

Increased Appetite

When you taste the sweetness from a low-calorie or calorie-free sweetener, your body signals a desire for the missing calories leading to increased calorie intake and potential weight gain.

Surge in Insulin Resistance

Ingesting artificial sweeteners stimulates the pancreas to release insulin, resembling glucose, causing elevated insulin levels and resistance.

Risk of Cancer

Sweet treats may taste good right now but the consequences may not be worth it in the long run. 


Non-nutritive sweeteners have been found to disrupt the balance of microorganisms in the gut, leading to dysbiosis.

Affects Mental Health

Artificial sweeteners have been associated with behavioral and cognitive challenges, including learning difficulties, headaches, seizures, migraines, irritability, anxiety, and insomnia.


Indeed, both sugar and artificial sweeteners carry health concerns but artificial sweeteners are far worse.

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