The Health Alert publication by Dr. Bruce West each month was an amazing reference book for many. The official title is Health Alert: When All Other Treatments Fail. 

I loved how he shared the truth in his writings.  In one newsletter, 
he shared information how artificial sweeteners cause blood sugar imbalances in a different way. Dr. West brought to light of a study with mice showed that consuming artificial sweeteners such as saccharin, sucralose (Splenda), and aspartame (Equal, Sweet n low) cause glucose intolerance or type 2 diabetes. In the study one group of mice was fed the artificial sweeteners and another group fed sugar (1). The ones fed sugar did not develop diabetes, just the artificial sweetener group. This was replicated in a small group of healthy human subjects who were placed on a diet containing artificial sweeteners. Within just one week over 50% of the humans developed glucose intolerance. To learn more about the risks on modern day sugar substitutes, visit our Sugar Substitute blog post HERE.

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