Why Does Natural News Think You Should Stay Away From Sucralose?

Sucralose is an artificial sweetener that goes by many brand names, but the one most will be familiar with is Splenda. The sweetener is synthesised by the selective protection, chlorination, and then deportation of table sugar, resulting in a compound which is approximately 650 times sweeter. It is found in many lower-calorie foods including chewing gum, cereals, and diet pop, and is considered to be safe for human consumption. However, there are some online who disagree and believe that the artificial sweetener poses a real health risk. Why do these people believe this? and is there any validity to their claims? As I did with aspartame, I believe the best way to answer these questions is to give Natural News a visit.

Is Sucralose Dangerous? 

About Myles Power (757 Articles)
Hello Internet! My name is Myles Power and I am a chemist from the North East of England, who loves to make videos trying to counter pseudoscience and debunk quackery in all of its various forms! From the hype around GMOs through to Atrazine turning the freakin’ frogs gay, I’ll try to cut through the nonsense that’s out there!

1 Comment on Why Does Natural News Think You Should Stay Away From Sucralose?

  1. It’s not just Natural News and the Food Babe peddling fear and ignorance about chemistry, at least one major food company got it’s nuckles rapped for running an ad campaign claiming that rival companies yoghurt contained ‘pesticides’ and ‘chlorine’.

    https://consumerist.com/2016/01/29/chobani-cant-run-ads-claiming-other-greek-yogurt-products-contain-bug-spray-chlorine/

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