4 side effects of Artificial Sweeteners

Dr. Gulneer Puri    22-04-2021 Consult

Diet soda, the low-calorie snacks use the artificial sweetener in it. Artificial sweetener doesn't prevent weight gain. In fact, the artificial sweetener leads to a variety of health problems as well. People are often unaware of these side effects and keep on consuming artificial sweeteners. So, let's find out what these side effects are. 

1. You can get depression cause of it
Artificial sweeteners have a terrible impact on a person's mental health. It leads to mood swings, a terrible state of mind and other mental problems. The excessive consumption of artificial sweeteners is not a good thing for your mental health in any form.

2. Increase in the sugar craving
To make the sweets tastier people use artificial sweeteners. It can be hard to resist the sweets that have artificial sweeteners in it. However, this only leads to further sugar craving in the worst possible manner.  

3. Weight gain
The artificial sweetener is in no way helpful to control weight gain. People who pick the artificial sweetener thinking that it will have no impact on their weight are mistaken. It, in fact, increases the chance of health problems and affects the gut bacteria.

4. Hormonal problem
When you keep consuming the artificial sweetener every day, then it has an impact on insulin hormone. When you get the sugar in your mouth, be it without calories, it will affect the insulin hormone. The increase in insulin amount leads to an increase in blood sugar levels. Further, it promotes sugar cravings.