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HOW SAFE ARE LOW-CALORIE SWEETENERS? 31st JULY 2021

High levels of sugar in the diet can lead to health problems such as tooth decay and obesity, which may cause chronic health problems such as high blood pressure, Type 2 Diabetes and other cardiovascular diseases. Opting for sugar alternatives such as a low-calorie sweetener is a healthy diet choice; however, most people often fall for marketing gimmicks and start using products that claim to be low-calorie sweeteners. Some low-calorie sweeteners are sugar-free but contain Polyols (which are high in carbohydrates), which are considered high FODMAP and can cause bloating e.g., xylitol and sorbitol.

Nepbio (NBI) – Neptune Bio-Innovations is a wholly-owned Australian business. NBI develops innovative consumer health and wellness products to help Australians live a healthy lifestyle. Nepbio (NBI)'s range of healthy food, nutrition, wellness and consumer health products help to reduce the risk of diabetes, hypertension, dehydration and more.

In today's article, we will talk about a safe low-calorie sweetener- NBI's Type 2 Sweetener and why it is a better choice for you.

What is a low-calorie sweetener?

Every other Australian today is moving to a sugar-free life with low-calorie sweeteners. Low-calorie sweeteners, also known as natural sugar substitutes, are chemical additives that are low in calories and healthier than processed sugar. We all ought to enjoy sweets without worrying about calories, right?

Some natural low-calorie sweeteners do not raise blood glucose which makes them an ideal sugar substitute for diabetics and pre-diabetics patients. Since some natural low-calorie sweeteners (e.g., stevia and thaumatin) are not carbohydrates or have no sugar, they can be easily mixed with hot and cold beverages, topped on desserts, sprinkled over ready to eat meals and, in baking. If used effectively, these low-calorie sweeteners can help people lose weight, combat obesity and stay healthy by lowering the calorie intake in the body.

Why are artificial sweeteners unsafe?

According to a new study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal), most commercial artificial sweeteners available in the market might be associated with an increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart diseases. Multiple data sources on the internet indicate that artificial sweeteners may have negative effects on metabolism, gut bacteria and appetite.

Nepbio’s (NBI) Type 2 Protein Sweetener

Against numerous unsafe artificial sweeteners out there in the market, Nepbio's (NBI) all-natural Type 2 Protein Sweetener is a sweet alternative to sugar and is safe for those who have Type II Diabetic Mellitus, or prone for diabetic or with family history of diabetics. It is carefully researched and developed by using natural plant protein which makes it the healthiest alternative to sugar. Type 2 Protein Sweetener is low in calories and made up of 80% dietary fibre, which means it does not raise blood glucose levels. It has no sugar alcohol (polyols) and thus is free from laxative effects.

Why is NBI’s Type 2 Protein Sweetener safe and healthy?

1.Helps in weight loss process and ensures that you are on a low-calorie diet.

2.It does not raise blood sugar levels and hence is highly recommended for pre-diabetic and diabetic people.

3.It does not contain sugar alcohols and has no laxative effect.

While you have countless commercial low-calorie sweeteners to choose from, we suggest you go for a low-calorie sweetener that is healthier without the nasties. Nepbio (NBI) brings you Type 2 Protein Sweetener which is safe and healthy to consume. When added to your favorite foods and dishes, it can help satisfy those sugar cravings and be healthy at the same time. Satisfy your sweet tooth with the best low-calorie sweetener available in Australia. Shop online at www.nepbio.com/shop-now

About Nepbio (NBI)

Nepbio (NBI) is a global leader in scientific research and development of dietary supplements, medicines and food products for a healthier lifestyle. We aim to keep chronic diseases such as obesity, hypertension and diabetes at bay simply by advocating healthy dietary habits using healthy food. We have a wide range of innovative health & wellness products:

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