8. sugar substitute
These are sugar free substitutes of refined sugar. It is good to note that, that doesn’t necessarily mean that they are healthy. Research shows that artificial sweeteners may increase your overall caloric intake. This makes you crave real sugar. This can put you at risk for diabetes and obesity just like the real sugar. Research shows that artificial sweeteners causes a disruption in gut flora and can cause diabetes. On top of these, sweeteners have been clinically linked to: allergies, hypertension, seizures, breast cancer, brain tumors, bladder cancer, headaches, leukemia, obesity etc.