By now, it’s a pretty well-known fact that sugar is no good for you. The white, refined kind of sugar that we all grew up with has been linked to spiked blood sugar, inflammation, gut health issues (the list goes on) causing many of us to put down the sugar packets for good.
But let’s be honest, everybody likes a little something sweet every once in a while. That’s why hundreds of sugar-free sweeteners have been popping up on ingredient labels everywhere. But what’s the difference between artificial sweeteners and natural ones? Which is healthier? And which tastes most like the real thing?
We took a look at artificial sweeteners and natural substitutes to decide once and for all which sweet stuff takes the cake.