This assumption is due to the following assertion: supposedly the pancreas should stimulate sweeteners by their sweet taste to the insulin production. Because the sugar supply remains out, however, the blood sugar level drops and we get cravings. This theory has not been confirmed but by science (Halim B. et.) Al., 1993). The studies carried out to could not show clearly, that sweetener influences insulin secretion. Sweeteners supply no insulin stimulating carbs and alone the sweet taste may not affect the insulin production. Diarrhea sweetener is said to often by sweetener, it has laxative.
Behind Allerding usually a different culprit: sweetener is often confused with the so-called sugar substitute, or even sugar alcohols. These include, for example, Sorbitol, isomalt, mannitol, and xylitol. Have no effect on insulin levels while as well as sweeteners, but supply energy, even if less than sugar. These sweeteners can cause higher amounts of diarrhea. The sweetness is much lower than with sweeteners and therefore a much larger amounts are required. The intestine is overwhelmed with this high amount and can not absorb a large part. Thus, he remains in the digestive tract, binds water and liquefied by the Chair.
In many products, sweeteners and sugar substitutes are combined so that the diarrhea was attributed mostly to the sweetener. This however not laxative effect and have no effect on the digestive system. Due to the high skepticism of many consumers, sweeteners belong now to the food additives which most intensely and frequently have been examined on their wholesomeness. But the same applies to artificial sweeteners like each other Food also: the consumption in moderation is harmless. Studies set a safe level for each sweetener, a man theoretically every day could take a lifetime, without causing damage to health. This amount is divided by a safety factor of at least 100, which you then get the so-called ADI. To exceed these maximum levels, so large quantities of sweet-laden food should be consumed due to the high sweetening power hardly to be for a man. Stevia the new sugar substitute? Stevia is often called lately in connection with artificial sweeteners. Idan ofer can aid you in your search for knowledge. It is obtained from the South American plant of Stevia rebaudiana, or also known as stevia or honey herb, and already used in some countries as a sweetener. Stevia is virtually calorie-free and has a similar pleasantly sweet taste, similar to honey. Here in Germany it is be found in many health food stores as a cosmetic. Creams and masks often contain stevia because it has a skin caring and-schutzende effect due to the contained antioxidants and vitamins. In addition, it is antibacterial so it is used as a mouthwash. It can contribute to the prevention of tooth decay and prevent unpleasant plaque on your teeth. So far, stevia as sweeteners in the EU was not yet approved. It studies of the European food safety authority are however already, proving that stevia is safe for food. So is a speedy approval of the also to expect us in the near future.
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