Ask an Expert

We asked many of you for your questions on sucralose. Here are the top questions we received and the answers direct from registered dietitians with the Calorie Control Council.

Which sugar-substitute is healthy & good for me since there are so many options on the market? I am presently using Splenda.
I heard from my doctor that Splenda or sucralose is extremely harmful to the liver especially over a period of time. Has there been extensive studies conducted on sucralose and the liver?
I have been using sucralose for about a year now to help manage prediabetes. I use it every day in my coffee & oatmeal. Recently, however, I saw that the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is linking sucralose to leukemia and other blood cancers. Is this true and should I refrain from using sucralose?
Does sucralose cause gastrointestinal problems such as excessive gas, acid reflux or irritation of stomach?
Does sucralose make you gain weight?
I have heard that sucralose causes Multiple Sclerosis-like symptoms. What were the findings of sucralose on the central nervous system?

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September 12, 2016 Lifestyle Advice