Artificial sweetener is many time sweeter than regular sugar (sucrose) and is popular in weight loss, prevention of tooth decay and people with insulin deficiency. However, independent studies have shown that it actually promote weight gain and diabetes. There are many controversy about how artificial sweeteners can cause cancer. Certain studies have confirmed that some artificial sweeteners can cause cancer in rats.
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These three smoothies are rich in complex carbohydrates, fiber and protein to give you maximum energy so you can perform at your best. Protein gives you endurance energy by slowing down the digesting process which helps balance blood sugar levels. Protein is also essential for repairing body tissues after exercising. Carbohydrate is the body’s main source of fuel.