Sugar can cause tooth decay, but why doesn't artificial sweetener have the same effect?
Quite simply, bacteria is what actually causes tooth decay. Bacteria can eat sugar, so eating sugar encourages bacteria growth. Artificial sweeteners contain no calories or other nutrients, so they have no benefit for bacteria.
by Marisa Hammond Olivares2 years ago
Are there any alternatives to artificial sweeteners - besides refined sugar?There are articles that claim refined sugar is bad for you. Artificial sweeteners are also getting a bad rap. Are there any alternatives?
by alexandriaruthk4 years ago
What is aspartame and it is a good or bad kind of sugar?I keep on seeing different views about it. What is your opinion about it? Thank you.
by stylezink4 years ago
What other than sugar or artificial sweetner can you add to your coffee to sweeten it?I found myself in a horrible situation this morning. I made coffee but when I went to grab the sugar it was empty. I don't have...
by Karen Alder6 years ago
Does Stevia cause tooth decay like sugar and honey does?
by Swope5 years ago
What is your favorite sweetener?Natural or artificial, and have you seen a difference in your weight if you have switched?
by Karen Alder7 years ago
Does Stevia cause tooth decay like sugar and honey does and therefore require timely oral hygiene?
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