Sugar vs. Artificial Sweeteners: What is the difference?

By Maggie Swofford, Contributor

Wondering about the effects that artificial sweeteners have on the body verses plain sugar? Watch this video to find out.

Artificial sweeteners are on the fence for many people as being potentially harmful. SciShow explained that while they may have negative effects on the body over time, the FDA recognises them as being benign. Whether this will still be true in 20 years is the true question, though. In fact, artificial sweeteners have been found to train our brains to be unsure of when our bodies can stop eating. To learn more, watch the video.