Like most “magic fixes” that seem perfect at the start, the use of artificial sweeteners has the potential to be uglier than we may have thought. Get the facts.
The amount of sugar that we are consuming as a nation is beyond staggering. Think about this; the average caveman was eating around 33 tablespoons of sugar in one year, today the average American school kid is eating 35 tablespoons of sugar a day! This is alarming considering that our bodies have not changed much since our early ancestors. But this leads to the question – what about sugar-free foods?