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The Faith Diet Review

by Josephine Mary (2019-02-15)

The first non-nutritive sweetener was saccharin, created in the late 1800s. The Faith DietSaccharin is up to 500 times sweeter than sugar. Sugar shortages during the two World Wars increased saccharin use in the early-to-mid-20th century.Saccharin was popular with early dieters eager to shed pounds without giving up sugar. It came under scrutiny when studies linked it to bladder cancer in rats.(1) The FDA mandated a warning label be added to saccharin-containing products in response to these studies.Cyclamate is another early non-nutritive sweetener. It was approved for use in the US in 1958. Later research demonstrated a link between cyclamate and cancer in animals. The FDA banned cyclamate use in the US in 1969. Cyclamate remains in use in Canada and Europe.The Latest, Maybe Not So Greates brand name Splenda, is the most well known. None of these chemicals have been in use long enough to fully assess possible, negative health effects. Reassuring on Cancer, Other Questions Remain Many health experts in the mainstream medical community feel artificial sweeteners do not cause cancer or other major health in humans.(3) This may be reassuring, but new concerns are being raised. The nature of these concerns may surprise you.Can artificial sweeteners make you fat It would be ironic if this were the case. Most people choose artificially sweetened beverages and foods specifically for weight management.Sweet and Healthy Humans have a natural preference for sweetness. This isn't a problem when the preference is satisfied with fruit. Fruit is rich in vitamins, minerals, fiber, antioxidants, and phytonutrients. Fruit was the only sweet food around for the majority of human history. In short, fruit, which has been around forever, is a healthy way to satisfy the human sweet tooth.In contrast, artificial sweeteners have been around for just a few decades. Our bodies evolved ways to regulate food intake when the diet contained only natural foods. It should come as no surprise that we don't always cope well with new "foods." Artificial sweeteners in particular may cause some of this confusion between brain and body.