Is Monk Fruit Sweetener Safe?

The natural plant-based sweeteners stevia and monk fruit (Luo Han Guo) are pitted head-to-head against aspartame and Splenda.

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This is a link to the video I referred to: Is Stevia Good for You? (

I also have some other videos on aspartame and Splenda:
• Aspartame and the Brain (
• Effect of Sucralose (Splenda) on the Microbiome (
• Does Aspartame Cause Cancer? (
• Does Diet Soda Increase Stroke Risk as Much as Regular Soda? (

Of course sugar isn’t good for you either. How Much Added Sugar is Too Much? ( and
If Fructose Is Bad, What About Fruit? (

Can you overdo fruit? Find out in How Much Fruit Is Too Much? (

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