Information about the toxicity of artificial sweeteners has been out for many years now. Yet these sweeteners are still being used today. Some say that if the FDA gives their approval to artificial sweeteners, then they must be healthy. Others recognize that there are real dangers, but — unless there is a change in diet from the usual processed foods (even in chewing gum) — artificial sweeteners are nearly impossible to avoid.
Below are two articles from NaturalNews.com, which address the science and history of artificial sweeteners, as well as healthy alternatives.