3 Advantages of Reducing Sugar Substitutes

 

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it won’t reduce your appetite. Artificial sweeteners may trick the body into thinking it’s about to receive more calories than it actually does, causing people to then compensate for lack of satiety with more food later in the day. 2YOU DEVELOP A HYPERACTIVE SWEET TOOTH n addition, frequent use of artificial sweeteners “may limit tolerance for more complex tastes,” explains udwig. The message for us to cut back on sugar is loud and clear.

The average American eats more than 70 pounds of it per person, per year. The American Heart Association suggests replacing sugary foods and beverages with artificial sweeteners as a way “to limit calories and achieve or maintain a healthy weight.”. For many, the solution to cut back is a simple one: Swap sugar-filled beverage and food choices with calorie-free, artificially sweetened options. The American Heart Association suggests replacing sugary foods and beverages with artificial sweeteners as a way “to limit calories and achieve or maintain a healthy weight.”.

0 0 0 0 0 Share this Image On Your Site Please include attribution to Positive Health Wellness with this graphic. 0 0 0 0 0. Researchers have found that artificial sweeteners such as saccharin, sucralose, and aspartame can contribute to diabetes and obesity because it throws a wrench in the workings of your gut bacteria.

When you throw off your gut bacteria’s ability to do their job, then you can increase your risk of obesity, impede your ability to absorb nutrients, and even regulate your immune system. If you are looking for a way to cut back on your sugar intake, then these are the advantages and disadvantages of artificial sweeteners to consider. List of the Advantages of Artificial Sweeteners. 1. Artificial sweeteners may be derived from natural substances.

So I decided to do the unthinkable and cut out artificial sugar for 10 days. I would look my best for the green juice–drinking, holistic crowd, cookies be damned!Artificial sweeteners could support better oral health. The consumption of sugar plays a significant role in the development of tooth decay, cavities, and other issues with oral health. By removing the sweetener that can encourage bacterial growth and plaque along the gum line, it is possible to reduce the adverse impacts that you’re eating and drinking habits can create overtime.

Once you start the process of taking sugar out of your diet, your body will rapidly respond. Though you may feel some withdrawal symptoms like sharper cravings, these will fade if you stick with the plan. You will lose weight quickly, have shinier skin, and even start to look younger. The following artificial sweeteners are allowed for use in the United States and/or European Union (3, 4): Aspartame.

Sold under the brand names NutraSweet, Equal, or Sugar Twin, aspartame is 200.

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Low-calorie sweeteners stimulate appetite, fuel sugar addiction, encourage fat storage and weight gain, promote insulin resistance and diabetes, and alter the gut microbiome (which can lead to inflammation, leaky gut, allergies, and digestive disorders).

“The Stevia Deception: The Hidden Dangers of Low-Calorie Sweeteners” by Bruce Fife
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by Bruce Fife
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While these artificial sweeteners may reduce the use of sugars, they have also been linked to adverse health problems such as cancer.

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counteract the effects of these taxes, some multinationals have managed to reduce portion sizes, decrease the amount of caloric sweeteners, or replace the amounts of sugar by the equivalent amount of artificial sweetener, the latter having a sweeter taste but fewer calories than sugar.

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Another strategy for reducing sugar intake is to make use of artificial sweeteners.

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There are many natural sweeteners with health benefits in addition to their sweetening power.

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Using artificial, or high-intensity sweeteners in place of traditional nutritive sweeteners presents two major problems in preservation and Aw control.

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Benefits of consuming artificial sweeteners include experiencing a sweet taste with fewer kcal and a less cariogenic effect than sucrose.

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However, both of these sweeteners can increase insulin levels, making them a bad choice for people who want to lose weight or who are concerned about developing type 2 diabetes.

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The only advantage that natural sweeteners have is that they are less processed and, therefore, retain some of their nutritional value, but it isn’t much.

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People striving for good health should stay away from both sugar and artificial sweeteners as much as possible.

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  • Where is the evidence that artificial sweeteners are safe? Did the companies making them carry out the study? Just use stevia instead if you want the sweet taste and there is no issue

  • I use Zensweet Monk Fruit Sweetener ordered on Amazon. Did not affect my blood sugar and had no strange taste like I would have with other sweeteners.

  • YOu are talking NONSENSE Alcohol sugars are SUGARS and will have the highest impact (NOT THE LOWEST) on blood sugar. They dont have as much calories as sugar but its up there. Your whole take on “Bulking agents” and liquids is nonsense. If you use Aspartame and Sucralose in powerded form There is NO bulking agents unless you buy Splenda and Nutrasweet. Go on Amazon there are hundreds of powdered options for 100% product with no bulking agents.

  • For anyone wondering how many sweeteners to consume in a day the average number of artificial sweetener packets a person should have per day is 1-23. I was curious about this and found the answer on http://www.ajc.com. So for drinks if you use 4 packets per drink that’s close to 6 drinks. But also keep in mind that Kool aids or Crystal Light flavored pitcher drinks, diet cola, and bottled drinks are flavored with artificial sweeteners that is probably close to the average amount of 23 packets. For me I think keeping it close to 8 packets a day is a better bet for health. Less is better

  • I’ve been consuming heavy amounts of artificial sweeteners for a little over two decades now, daily. I’m now in my 40s. So far, nothing but I’ll surely donate my body to science when I’m dead so they can see the ultra-long term effects of it.

  • See critique of Lustig’s satanizing of sugar by neuroscientist specializing in obesity Stephan Guyenet. But I agree about the fact that slim people get degenerative disease, too. It seems to me it’s not just the sugar; it’s any food that is basically made from particles, or is in essence dehydrated. Most snack foods and baked items. Only 20% addicted to sugar? But I’ve eaten less and less sugarjust about none in 2020, but since the beginning of the year, my skin has gotten thinner and many more wrinkles showing up. With almost NO processed food! And more water! oh, well. I’ll live a long wrinkled life.

  • Do you have any current data on pure monk sweetener? It is in powder form. I don’t think it comes on liquid. I have had very good results making whipped cream with it.

  • Interesting about Xylitol. KetoConnect.net did a broad test (search on YouTube) of sweeteners and found a very high blood sugar response to that particular sugar alcohol. As in a 21 and 25% spike. Of course, that’s just the two of them, but it was 100% of the two of them. Makes me want to try it myself, though I just use erythritol and don’t really care about Xylitol.

    Also, would love to know your take on Monkfruit (Lakanto). I haven’t gotten around to testing myself and clearly need to remind myself to do so.

    Love your work, Sarah!

  • First study in and she’s already disagreeing with the researchers.

    “diet soda intake was not associated with measures of fatty liver disease.”

    Read the study for yourself: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26055949/

  • I love this stuff. Although I’ve had excellent results on the PP diet, this really kicks it up a notch. Brighter mood, more energy, and far fewer cravings after only a couple of weeks using it. I can’t wait to see how I feel longterm.

  • So. Why isn’t this study being laughed at the same way the conspiracy theorists that have been saying this for over 20 years were?

  • #askdra How many takes does it require u to do for this show? show us the bloopers or behind the scenes lol. Your shows are very well put together ��

  • I don’t see anything convincing here, really as long as you’re aware of what you eat and make sure you don’t compensate lack of sugar with other foods, you’re fine.

  • Ha, it is very unlikely that artificial sugar will cause you to produce insulin so you can mention that, also you can’t state “aRtIfIcAl SuGaR iS tRaInInG oUr BrAiN tO wAnT sWeEtEr AnD sWeEtEr ThInGs”, that’s not significant because it will be no different from real sugar in that sense, however if you have any form of self control it is no problem. Nag and whine little fools but it is a low calorie option which does play into dieting regardless of what people say. If you use in moderation and have no pre existing conditions, you will be much better off consuming artificial sweetened drinks and gums than real sugar options. Also honey, honey, honey People are different than test mice who have been exposed to pure sweeteners equivalent to thousands of artificially sweetened sodas in a short period of time, no one will get cancer from the soda alone, you’d sooner suffer from acid intake and many other problems. Yeah water is better but soda is a tasty treat which I do find unnecessary but I hate the people who hastily grab a small bit of research and run with it.

    Ooo and I’m glad they didn’t mention it, 0 calorie sodas actually do have calorie and I hate it as an argument because it’s almost always less than about 10.

  • aspartame is fine, no worse than the others, and if it helps maintain your diet then it is the least of all evils. You face far greater danger from charring your meat where acrylamide is know carcinogenic. I would never touch Stevia it is said to destroy the gut biome by one professor who ripped it apart in a lecture I saw.

  • I tried to listen to this and couldn’t finish it because the host is way too loud and the guest is way too soft-spoken.. annoying!

  • I agree his science on sugar. I wish he would do some research on carnivore diet. I’ve been on all meat diet for 2 years and enjoy best health of my 50+ year life.

  • Incredible…both Ms. Parker-Pope and Dr. Lustig…As packed with vital information as processed foods (are packed) with ingredients! Question 1:.Is the autophagie process in intermittent or 2-3 day fasting dangerous for metabolic health? I see so much on ketogenic diet sites that is considered a ‘positive’ thing?!

    Question 2: Is the chemical sweetener “Acésulfame potassique” (Ace-K?!) a dangerous element of some nicotine replacement therapy ‘mints’.

    Will definitely be awaiting the publication of your newest tome: “Metabolical”…Thank you both for this YouTube offering!

  • #AskDrA can we take a liquid supplement for hydration…for example hydration packs that you add to water that gives you potassium and electrolytes?

  • I used to drink diet coke because regular coke turned out to be too sweet and not sharp enough for my tastes. I was already relatively resistant to sweet things even as a child (thus never experiencing a sugar high, ever), so I mainly enjoyed other flavors instead not based on sweetness, because there was always that certain point where I could no longer taste sweet stuff in foods. The artificial sweetener did a bit of damage at first, enlarging the capillaries in my face was my first clue, to the point where I looked like a severe sunburn victim (and felt like one, too). I never experienced this with any other food or drink before I got into diet coke, so it was kind of obvious what caused it. The condition is called Rosacea, and things like broken blood vessels and pimples may also occur when it gets severe. I stopped when I realized diet coke was doing it to me, and I can’t really enjoy most coke drinks anymore without the Rosacea flaring up violently.

    Now I just drink (regular) Ginger beer and coffee. Artificial sweeteners may be seen as a good idea, but I can assure you, its not the best idea.

  • What a shame. I really appreciated Dr. Lustig’s lecture until he made the comment about German wine. As it happens, I am German and my parents owned a winyard. Therefore I know that any reasonably good German wine is a dry wine unless of course you buy them by the gallon in a grocery store or the cheap lane in a liquor store.

  • Thanks for posting this great video. One thing I noticed Dr. Lustig emphasizes the importance of fiber in our diets, then advocates bacon and eggs for breakfast, which have essentially no fiber. Also, bacon is a highly processed food. I have a cup of organic rolled oats with berries, pumpkin seeds, flax seeds, cinnamon, and about 14 oz of non-fat milk. There is no added sugar, although I do add half a banana and a few raisins to give it a little sweetness.

  • What is the difference between the Bio complete 3 and total restore? Benefits of both? I have more of the low energy and aches and pains so trying to figure out which product would be better.

  • I just received my first order today and waiting for the next one that’s been delayed. I’m looking forward to the results of this product. Total I bought was three orders of Bio Complete 3 which I just received today. Like I said I’m waiting for the next one..
    Thank you Dr. Gundry

  • Have been taking Bio Complete 3 twice per day since its launch back in August, 2019, and swear by it it really works and has helped me a lot in many areas. Was a little confused in this video where Dr. Gundry mentions “Total Restore” instead of BC3 at 2 minutes and 10 seconds. What are the main differences between Total Restore and BC3?

  • Is Bio Complete 3 basically a replacement for Lectin Shield and/or Total RestoreI? I started using Lectin Shield and got immediate, exceptional results. After about six months, I switched to Total Restore thinking it had superseded Lectin Shield. I love your products and have recommended them to others, so no complaints, none whatsoever. Just wondering which products you would recommend for a vital, energetic, athletic senior on a fairly limited current budget. Thank you for all that you do, and especially for showing me that lectins were a major problem for me. I weighed 182 pounds and had digestive discomfort when I started using Lectin Shield in late-June and, by my physical four months later, I weighed 164 pounds and the discomfort had ceased on day one. Thank you again.

  • P.S. And no, I don’t work for any of those companies. Never did. Just like the stuff, that’s all. I’m a super-taster. Can’t fool me. I can identify sweeteners by taste. I can distinguish between Coke, Pepsi, and RC… blindfolded. That’s just the way it is. ��������.

  • YOu are talking NONSENSE Alcohol sugars are SUGARS and will have the highest impact (NOT THE LOWEST) on blood sugar. They dont have as much calories as sugar but its up there. Your whole take on “Bulking agents” and liquids is nonsense. If you use Aspartame and Sucralose in powerded form There is NO bulking agents unless you buy Splenda and Nutrasweet. Go on Amazon there are hundreds of powdered options for 100% product with no bulking agents.

  • I’m guessing you didn’t discuss sugar alcohols (e.g. erythritol) because they aren’t actually artificial, but at 6% the calories of sugar everyone that is interested in sugar substitutes should be aware of them.

  • Like Paul Dirac that unified the very small with the big things, with a Visualization math perspective, women that have the talent to inspire the good will spirit are doing a great job imaging so as normal people get more inspired to use their brains a little bit more or start studying things that have to to with the senses and intelect.

  • When you had on the Keto 4 life guy you both joked about Jello, I wonder if its ok if made w/ a Gundry approved sweetener like Swerve or Monk fruit? So as to get some tasty collegen?

  • 1:12:08 Quote “AND I THINK THIS IS WHAT IS IMPORTANT. SO HERE AGAIN, YOU DON’T SEE IMPRESSIVE RESULTS IN ANIMALS THAT HAVE AN ESTABLISH TD MICROBIOME BUT YOU SEE A BIG RESULT IN THE PUPS.” enquote. (sorry for caps. I copy pasted subtitles). This implies that they may be safe (except after antibiotics). Eating behaviors such as meal time can impact the microbiome; it’s entirely possible that the sweeteners have an indirect effect.

  • In college, they teach you a (sort of) joke idea to conceptualize the 3 laws of thermodynamics. It goes as follows: 1) You can’t win. 2) You can’t break even. And, 3) You can’t get out of the game. Who knew that these unbreakable laws also applied to dieting? It’s just not fair, I tell ya! Not fair at all. Sometimes I think the only way to lose weight is to quit your job, devote 12 hours a day to exercise, & stop eating all together. Either that, or have some evil guy curse you with, “*Thinner!* ���������� ����������.

  • I suspect much of the “sugar high” to be triggered by the taste receptors and not the metabolism so maybe artificial sweeteners are not that bad if all you crave is a mood booster, which sugar is.

  • There are REAL sugars that are zero calories and taste EXACTLY like normal sugar,for example,L-glucose (also know as (2S,3R,4S,5S)-2,3,4,5,6-pentahydroxyhexanal).

  • Diet POP is bad for you. Diet pop is evil. Artificial sweeteners are poison. Diet Coke is WEIGHT GAIN Coke. Once you allow the trash into the food chain, embryos and fetuses are exposed to this trash. So sad. So sad. All for profit. Buyer beware. 1:08:01 Sadly it is in breast milk. You have been fooled. Artificial sweetener producers / sellers should be sent to jail for decades or to a nice island with nothing but artificial sweeteners to eat.

  • I’d only care about these studies if its compared to actual sugar e.g. how much more does natural sugar generate insulin resistance compared to artificial sweetners etc.

    Just saying it out like that means very little in a practical sense relative to other diets.

  • This video wouldn’t explain why but sweeteners that have Maltodextrin or Dextrin in them trigger insulin. I just heard about it in one of Dr. Eric Berg DC’s YouTube videos.

  • #AskDrA can we take a liquid supplement for hydration…for example hydration packs that you add to water that gives you potassium and electrolytes?

  • I have a question.
    What happens if you consume artificial sweeteners along a heavy carb diet?

    For example, I eat a big mac(high on fat/carb/pretty much everything) along with diet coke.
    My body will still get its sugar from the burger (so no excess insulin in my body) and I don’t need to worry about sugar in my drink.
    Will this still be an unhealthy choice?
    I’ve been doing that for a while, only drinking diet drinks along with heavy meals.

  • I was really concerned at first, because this video just presents theories and speculations from inconclusive studies as facts, which is really bad. But then I was relieved to find some critical comments here in the comment section, taking into account what the linked sources actually say. This video is misleading, I’m disappointed. So guys, remember to stay critical.

  • there is no scientific proof that sweeteners cause insulin resistance as you keep claiming in your videos. Let me get away from this non scientific channel

  • What is the difference between the Bio complete 3 and total restore? Benefits of both? I have more of the low energy and aches and pains so trying to figure out which product would be better.

  • So you guys don’t give the amount you would have to ingest to create those effects, don’t explain the false positive in the studies (fat people that drink diet soda already are going to continue unhealthy eating, not the other way around), and then you guys fail to offer counter examples of studies showing no effect beyond plausible effects to the microbiome. Come on man.

  • Guess what 1g sugar has 4calories,
    Guess what 1g aspartame has 4 calories,
    Aspartame is 400 times sweeter and u use 400times less so good bye calories…
    Also the sweeter u only metabolize 2% of it the rest is shat out… So hence its under 1cal a drink
    Also ur allowed to be within 10% of calories when labeling a product a lot in this case haha

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  • When you had on the Keto 4 life guy you both joked about Jello, I wonder if its ok if made w/ a Gundry approved sweetener like Swerve or Monk fruit? So as to get some tasty collegen?

  • This is it. I’m done with Seeker. Your 3 minute blips of infotainment does way more harm than actually properly informing people and I will no longer be a part of it. So long and thanks for all the fish. /Unsubscribe

  • i. have the ut most respect for you Dr. A and for also Dr Duc Vuong, you two have always inspired me. i had my sleeve may 21,15 Uf Shands Gainesville,fl with Georgio Rosfidis, hes since movednto st.Pete, fla, i lost 130 pounds in 19 months, off two bp meds, insulin pump, off cholesterol med, odd sleep apnea machine. i however still take daily Armour thyroid, i am hypothyroid. i am very blessed to have had my sleeve done! inqatch you and DrV. when i can see you two! would love to meet you both some day. Jo Ann cooper Troupe, Lake City, Florida. ty

  • If a person already has diabetes what effects do these non calorie sweeteners have on their biology? Is it a measurable difference in how much more insulin they have to take or has that been looked into do you know? Great video keep it up!

  • the argument that zero-calorie sweeteners make you gain weight because you get cravings for real sugar is pretty damn lame. does that mean people are going to start getting sugar withdrawal sickness from sticking with artificial sweeteners? so your stomach’s going to say, “Wait, whats this fake sugar shit? Because you duped me, now i’m going to increase your craving for real sugar even more.” i don’t understand this shit at all. if you’re being disciplined, controlling your portions and counting your calories, this shouldn’t be an issue. its the person thats the issue, not fake sugar

  • 200 to 2,000 times sweeter huh? Ask a kid if he prefers a regular coke or a diet coke and see how much sweeter he thinks the diet one is. Everyone already knows the answer….he thinks the diet one tastes like sadness and misery and the real sugar one tastes like a day without school.

    Sweetness measurement is like bitterness measurement which is measured in IBU’s International Bitter Units….something can technically measure higher but taste much less bitter. Testing chemical constituent levels and inferring levels in a lab isn’t the same as the feels like on the tongue. People universally prefer real sugar to artificial sugar and it is well known that many people never can develop a taste for artificial sweetners. Because they universally taste less sweet.

    There are so many maybes and could be’s in this video it is almost like one of the workable fusion, other dimension, multiverse, wormhole or warp speed videos in that it it hits the ear like science fiction that could in pure theory one day actually work and be non-fiction, but today, right now it just doesn’t happen that way.

  • Now owned by BAYER. Monsanto’s 2 biggest sellers Nuta Sweet and Roundup…. When your product earns billions of dollars in profit, why would you admit it’s killing people. Also the bringers of DDT and Agent Orange Bless em….

  • So, maybe the answer is to reduce your sugar by half & make up the difference with an artificial sweetener, thus there is sugar in your system for the insulin to work on, etc..

  • You can proof yeast in JUST FLOUR…..I have done it weekly for the last 15 years. Glucose from flour will feed yeast just fine. The best thing I ever used to proof yeast is actually rice syrup……all glucose.

  • As per other comments, this entire video is basically a BuzzFeed article. Catchy headline, barely any real content or context given

  • OH VEY! Do not use artificial sweeteners, but actual cancer inducing sugar. It is good for you, really.

    /sarcasm

    Stevia rocks, in my subjective opinion!

    Only concrete, objective, factual information matters.

  • Although all this research may be true, as of today there are no known clinically significant side-effects of sweeteners. They are safer than high fructose corn syrup which is the single, common cause of obesity in USA,

  • Interesting and helpful. However, bacon?? I have sworn off red meat, especially processed fat and salt like bacon. How can Dr. Lustig think this is healthy? And what about those who no longer eat any animal flesh (inc. chicken or fish)?

  • NOTE: While this list can hardly be exhaustive (of course), I think you should have mentioned Rebinia. It’s steviol glycoside, or rebaudioside A; it’s 200x sweeter than sugar (which is a common sweetness level); and it comes in granulated form, which can be used as a normal sweetener for drinks, etc. It can also be substituted 1:1 in baking, and is non-caloric as well. [Hey, since they’re all bad for you (as it turns out per this video), we may as well include a nice popular one that’s handy.] I use it to sweeten tea and Kool-Aid. Coca-Cola actually owns the exclusive rights to use it in beverages, but it’s sold in re-sealable pouches (like shredded cheese) as Stevia. It’s also sold as Truvia and as PureVia. Honestly, it’s the only one I like; can’t stand the others! ��������.

  • Eh I feel like this is full of shit. I’ve grown used to diet sodas/drinks/artificial sweeteners and now actual sugar drinks and desserts just taste TOO sweet to me. It’s not the other way around lol…. and what about stevia? How come it is always forgotten in these videos? I know it’s not artificial but it pisses me off it gets neglected so much. Just ban sugar already there are so many better alternatives.

  • I just drink regular soda now just one 12oz can. I use to be a Diet Coke Addict. one 12 pack per day by myself. I do water and coffee or tea now. But mostly water.

  • They cause constipation! After years of a severe problem with it, it disappeared a few months after abstaining. Evidently, they line the digestive tract and can’t be absorbed. Took months to scrape away my 40+ years of them!

  • TBH, these are all conjecture. I’m not sure why a video was made about it without also cautioning that this is just conjecture. More research is needed and saying otherwise is irresponsible. People may make dietary decisions based on this video or justify going back to a sugary drink while not balancing it out with a more balanced diet.

  • I use Zensweet Monk Fruit Sweetener ordered on Amazon. Did not affect my blood sugar and had no strange taste like I would have with other sweeteners.

  • Interesting about Xylitol. KetoConnect.net did a broad test (search on YouTube) of sweeteners and found a very high blood sugar response to that particular sugar alcohol. As in a 21 and 25% spike. Of course, that’s just the two of them, but it was 100% of the two of them. Makes me want to try it myself, though I just use erythritol and don’t really care about Xylitol.

    Also, would love to know your take on Monkfruit (Lakanto). I haven’t gotten around to testing myself and clearly need to remind myself to do so.

    Love your work, Sarah!

  • For anyone wondering how many sweeteners to consume in a day the average number of artificial sweetener packets a person should have per day is 1-23. I was curious about this and found the answer on http://www.ajc.com. So for drinks if you use 4 packets per drink that’s close to 6 drinks. But also keep in mind that Kool aids or Crystal Light flavored pitcher drinks, diet cola, and bottled drinks are flavored with artificial sweeteners that is probably close to the average amount of 23 packets. For me I think keeping it close to 8 packets a day is a better bet for health. Less is better

  • Diet POP is bad for you. Diet pop is evil. Artificial sweeteners are poison. Diet Coke is WEIGHT GAIN Coke. Once you allow the trash into the food chain, embryos and fetuses are exposed to this trash. So sad. So sad. All for profit. Buyer beware. 1:08:01 Sadly it is in breast milk. You have been fooled. Artificial sweetener producers / sellers should be sent to jail for decades or to a nice island with nothing but artificial sweeteners to eat.

  • aspartame is fine, no worse than the others, and if it helps maintain your diet then it is the least of all evils. You face far greater danger from charring your meat where acrylamide is know carcinogenic. I would never touch Stevia it is said to destroy the gut biome by one professor who ripped it apart in a lecture I saw.

  • First study in and she’s already disagreeing with the researchers.

    “diet soda intake was not associated with measures of fatty liver disease.”

    Read the study for yourself: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26055949/

  • 1:12:08 Quote “AND I THINK THIS IS WHAT IS IMPORTANT. SO HERE AGAIN, YOU DON’T SEE IMPRESSIVE RESULTS IN ANIMALS THAT HAVE AN ESTABLISH TD MICROBIOME BUT YOU SEE A BIG RESULT IN THE PUPS.” enquote. (sorry for caps. I copy pasted subtitles). This implies that they may be safe (except after antibiotics). Eating behaviors such as meal time can impact the microbiome; it’s entirely possible that the sweeteners have an indirect effect.

  • Do you have any current data on pure monk sweetener? It is in powder form. I don’t think it comes on liquid. I have had very good results making whipped cream with it.

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  • You guys should base your videos on actual research papers and draw conclusions directly from them, not news articles. Just my two cents.

  • #askdra How many takes does it require u to do for this show? show us the bloopers or behind the scenes lol. Your shows are very well put together ��

  • i. have the ut most respect for you Dr. A and for also Dr Duc Vuong, you two have always inspired me. i had my sleeve may 21,15 Uf Shands Gainesville,fl with Georgio Rosfidis, hes since movednto st.Pete, fla, i lost 130 pounds in 19 months, off two bp meds, insulin pump, off cholesterol med, odd sleep apnea machine. i however still take daily Armour thyroid, i am hypothyroid. i am very blessed to have had my sleeve done! inqatch you and DrV. when i can see you two! would love to meet you both some day. Jo Ann cooper Troupe, Lake City, Florida. ty

  • Lots of maybes, think, possibilities, theorises, ‘some’ scientists, psychology and fact free conclusions.
    Reads more like a sugar industry paid for infotainment spot.

  • I’ve been drinking Iced tea with artificial sweetener for almost 10 years now. But despite of that I thank God cause according to my pre-employment Urine medical exam, the result is just fine/normal…

  • I just received my first order today and waiting for the next one that’s been delayed. I’m looking forward to the results of this product. Total I bought was three orders of Bio Complete 3 which I just received today. Like I said I’m waiting for the next one..
    Thank you Dr. Gundry

  • Have been taking Bio Complete 3 twice per day since its launch back in August, 2019, and swear by it it really works and has helped me a lot in many areas. Was a little confused in this video where Dr. Gundry mentions “Total Restore” instead of BC3 at 2 minutes and 10 seconds. What are the main differences between Total Restore and BC3?

  • Is Bio Complete 3 basically a replacement for Lectin Shield and/or Total RestoreI? I started using Lectin Shield and got immediate, exceptional results. After about six months, I switched to Total Restore thinking it had superseded Lectin Shield. I love your products and have recommended them to others, so no complaints, none whatsoever. Just wondering which products you would recommend for a vital, energetic, athletic senior on a fairly limited current budget. Thank you for all that you do, and especially for showing me that lectins were a major problem for me. I weighed 182 pounds and had digestive discomfort when I started using Lectin Shield in late-June and, by my physical four months later, I weighed 164 pounds and the discomfort had ceased on day one. Thank you again.

  • It doesn’t raise insulin as diabetics consumed them in large quantities, so your information is inaccurate. Your credibility is questionable.

  • I love this stuff. Although I’ve had excellent results on the PP diet, this really kicks it up a notch. Brighter mood, more energy, and far fewer cravings after only a couple of weeks using it. I can’t wait to see how I feel longterm.