The point of eating artificial sweeteners is to get the flavor of sugar without subjecting yourself to its disastrous, physique-wrecking effects. Unfortunately, there’s one sweetener out there that raises insulin and shut down fat burning anyway. It has no calories and no sugar, but it’s in a lot of different foods. Kiefer tells you what you need to watch out for.

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