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Fate of Sucralose through Environmental and Water Treatment Processes and Impact on Plant Indicator Species

 

“Though sucralose does not appear toxic to plant growth, the persistent qualities of sucralose may lead to chronic low-dose exposure with largely unknown consequences for human and environmental health.”

 

Read More...http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/es102719d

 

Artificial Sweetener Sucralose in U.S. Drinking Water Systems

 

 

Ubiquitous Occurrence of the Artificial Sweetener Acesulfame in the Aquatic Environment: An Ideal Chemical Marker of Domestic Wastewater in Groundwater

 

 

“Of the seven artificial sweeteners they looked for, the researchers were able to detect four (acesulfame, saccharin, cyclamate, and sucralose) in water from two German sewage treatment plants. All are frequently used in the US, with the exception of cyclamate, which was banned in 1969. And while this study, along with one released last month that detected the same four sweeteners in groundwater near Zurich, took place overseas, one has to wonder if our waste water treatment methods are any better equipped to eliminate these chemicals. “

 

http://www.theredwhiteandgreen.com/2009/06/18/artificial-sweeteners-may-contaminate-drinking-water/

@ Sugar Museum 2015

Environmental Impacts of Sweeteners

Sugar Articles:

 

National Geographic

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/08/sugar/cohen-text

 

Dr. Lustig, UC San Francisco, Sugar is Toxic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBnniua6-oM

 

Compare honey, agave and date sugar?

http://www.nourition.com/2010/08/05/the-low-down-on-agave-honey-and-date-sugar/

 

What is Glycemic Index and how do you compare the different sweeteners...

http://www.organiclifestylemagazine.com/healthy-sugar-alternatives/

 

The best and the worst:

http://www.rodalenews.com/sweeteners?page=0,0

 

From the Mayo Clinic:

http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/artificial-sweeteners/art-20046936

 

All about Sweeteners and Book:

http://www.sweetenerbook.com

 

Colorado State University

http://www.ext.colostate.edu/pubs/foodnut/09301.html

 

Medicine Net

http://www.medicinenet.com/artificial_sweeteners/article.htm

 

National Cancer Institute

http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Risk/artificial-sweeteners

 

Aspartame

http://www.sweetpoison.com/aspartame-sweeteners.html

 

Harvard Medical School

http://www.health.harvard.edu/fhg/updates/Added-sweeteners.shtml

 

Dr. Mercola

http://products.mercola.com/sweet-deception/

 

Zsweet

http://www.zsweet.com

 

http://www.highfructosecornsyrup.org

 

Sweet Stuff: An American History of Sweeteners from Sugar to  Sucralose Deborah Jean Warner

http://www.scholarlypress.si.edu

 

Agave

http://www.foodrenegade.com/agave-nectar-good-or-bad/

 

Porduction Chart from Denmark

http://www.dsse.biz/images/stories/pdf-files/Sweetener_Process_Overview.pdf