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Posted on Mon, 31 Jul 2017 in Diabetes
Question: Is Splenda bad for your health. I substitute it for sugar because it has no calories. I use probably 6-8 packages a deal in cereal, coffee, etc.
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Answered by Dr. Mirjeta Guni 33 minutes later
Brief Answer:
About splenda:

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for asking!

Splenda is an artificial sweetener containing sucralose.
Sucralose is a zero-calorie artificial sweetener, and Splenda is the most common sucralose-based product.

Health authorities consider sucralose to be safe, but studies have raised questions about its health effects. The long-term health effects of consuming it are unclear.

It can be used but not more than 8 tablets daily.

Hope the information will help.

Kind regards,
Dr.Mirjeta


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