If you take a walk down the granola bar aisle at the grocery store these days, there are more than enough snack bars to choose from – granola, cereal and high protein bars to name a few.
Sugar-sweetened beverages are everywhere these days and include soft drinks, flavored coffee beverages, juice drinks, sports and energy drinks. These are often sweetened with high fructose corn syrup, corn syrup or sugar.
Artificial sweeteners can be found just about anywhere in the grocery store, from chewing gum to baked goods to beverages, to sweeten without the extra calories. Their use has become more commonplace today, but some individuals have concerns about how safe these artificial products are to consume.