It all comes down to aspartame. It is widely used in more than 6.000 foods, starting from sugar-free soft drinks and desserts and ending up with medications, such as cough drops and gummy vitamins to add a touch of sweetness to it. You can recognize aspartame by food additive number E951.

We know that sugar is one of the biggest enemies for our health. We try to replace it with available alternatives to achieve the same result in taste, but with less health damage. At the moment there are plenty of alternative sweeteners. But which one is the most healthy option and is the closest to […]

If you use stevia daily and have some unexplainable gut problems, try to avoid stevia for a few days. Maybe it is causing your gut problems. According to a recent Israeli study, the natural low-calorie sweetener stevia may lead to a gut microbial imbalance and, as a result, to a variety of gastrointestinal health issues.