splenda has *no* aspartame..it uses sucralose.
Sucralose does not work like aspartame, however there is concern that there could be some health issues with this also. comparatively there is less
issues with sucralose than there is with aspartame.
You should also consider whom is arguing the loudest that any and all artifical sweeteners (non aspartame based) are bad...beet and sugar cane
farmers...and it would be in their interest to do so now, wouldnt it...therefore any study they particulary put out is almost certain to be
Finally what is more concerning for your health...some kidney stones (potentially) or diabetes..
My personal (not science here, just personal account) experience with sucralose verses aspartame is simple...I had a whole host of issues with
aspartame use after a few months. I have yet to have any problems beyond dropping 25lbs with use of sucralose (splenda...yellow).
I wouldn't say there is no risk, I am simply stating that the risk is far less with yellow than pink or blue. if your going to choose one, grab the
the obvious choice is to simply curb normal sugar use all together and replace it with...nothing
...but if your going to a) continue to feed your
sweet tooth and b) going to use a artificial sweetner no matter what, use the one that causes the least amount of damage.
You can tell people not to smoke, and people will still smoke...if there is a healthier way of smoking, they should know about it verses being told
all or nothing
once I hit my prime weight (15lbs left), I will be switching back to normal sugar btw as part of maintenance...but until then, I will be using splenda
(gah, I am coming off like a commercial now).
I am however hooked on diet pepsi wild cherry (aspartame)...its bad, I know...I am actually wondering if there are addictive qualities within
aspartame...regular pepsi doesn't even taste right to me anymore...and for some reason, they dont use sucralose (then again, aspartame is not yet
proven to be unhealthy...even though users of it know better