Over the last decade, Sucralose has steadily made its way into over 90% of all sports supplement powders on the market. If you question this percentage, go to a local health food store and start reading labels. The surge in Sucralose use is fueled by its taste. It flat out makes bland protein, BCAA and other powders (even arginine) taste pretty good. Although a bit synthetic on the palate, it can be an addicting sweet taste.
So, what’s the problem? Sucralose wreaks havoc on your digestive system and blood sugar by causing insulin sensitivity issues that can hurt muscle gain while increasing fat. Recent research confirms what many bodybuilding and fitness enthusiasts have felt for years. Here are four problems with Sucralose for the fitness athlete: