The Ultimate Guide to Healthy Sweeteners

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Refined sugar is like that guy you know you shouldn't date, but you do anyway because it just feels good in that moment. Think about the long-term effects here people! Opt for some of these healthier options instead and never settle for something unnatural and/or fake :)

So here you go, The Ultimate Guide to Healthy Sweeteners and not-so-healthy sweeteners. These infographics are taken from draxe.com (my go-to website for all things health, seriously LOVE his site - totally recommend checking it out). This is just an introduction for other sugar-related posts to come in the future as limiting your sugar intake (even from natural sources) is so important. I'll definitely be writing a series of posts about this topic; my 7-day sugar detox experience, why sugar is more addictive than cocaine, refined sugar free baked goods annd more! 

Go ahead and experiment with these healthy sweeteners! 

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My KETO friendly sweetener of choice is Monk Fruit. There are several others to use while following a keto diet, but this is the option recommended by Dr.Axe. Here are some of the benefits of monk fruit:

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The good, the bad and the downright ugly of sweeteners are as follows. These are the 5 worst artificial sweeteners you should avoid at all costs.. they may be zero calorie but they are doing MUCH more harm than good!

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