What are your thoughts about sugar substitutes? I used Splenda for a while and now I use Truvia, but am not sure if any of them are good for you.

The Wellness Wordsmith Blog

So last week, we saw pretty clearly – in spite of efforts to confuse us on every front! – what a bad idea it is to put refined sugar and high fructose corn syrup in our bodies.  The proof is in the pudding – and the ice cream, cupcakes, candies and cookies.  (And the ketchup, cereal, and tomato sauce!)  Obesity and disease are the results when we regularly consume highly processed sweeteners.

But what about all the other sweeteners out there that have been touted as healthier alternatives?  That landscape is even more confusing, so once again – let’s try to cut through the overwhelm and get down to the basics.

At the outset, I will readily admit that I am not the authority on this subject.  These are not definitive answers, nor is this an exhaustive list.  Someone might even tell me I’m wrong about something, and  I very…

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