Natural vs. Artificial Sweeteners: What's the Difference?

Natural vs. Artificial Sweeteners: What's the Difference?

At GURU, we believe that what you put in your body matters. That's why we only use natural sweeteners like stevia and monk fruit to reduce sugar and calories in our drinks while keeping the smooth, deliciously sweet taste we all love. We know it can be confusing to understand the differences between all the types of sweeteners out there. So, we’ve made it simple for you with this article!

What Are Artificial Sweeteners?

Artificial sweeteners like aspartame and sucralose are chemically created and have been linked to potential health risks. Aspartame has been associated with an increased risk of certain cancers, such as lymphoma and leukemia, as well as neurological disorders like Alzheimer's disease and multiple sclerosis. Some individuals may also experience symptoms such as headaches and mood disorders after consuming aspartame. Sucralose, while generally considered safe, has been found to alter the balance of bacteria in the gut and may be associated with an increased risk of certain cancers.

The Benefits of Natural Sweeteners

Unlike artificial sweeteners, natural sweeteners like stevia and monk fruit are derived from plants and have been used for centuries as sweeteners in traditional medicine. These sweeteners are low in calories, have a low glycemic index, and don't have the negative side effects that come with artifical sweeteners. They also offer potential health benefits such as anti-inflammatory properties, improved blood sugar levels, and reduced risk of certain diseases.

Why We Choose Natural Sweeteners

GURU is committed to using only the highest quality ingredients in our products. That's why our energy drinks have 0 sucralose and 0 aspartame in them. Instead, we choose to use natural sweeteners like stevia and monk fruit. We believe that our customers deserve drinks that not only taste great, but are also good for them. By using natural sweeteners, we can provide a delicious, sweet, refreshing energy drink without any excess sugar or calories.

Cheers to good vibes and good health!


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