Artificial sweeteners like sucralose & aspartame are commonly used in protein/meal/energy shakes marketed as “low sugar” or “sugar free” and come with a slew of proven health risks, such as kidney disease, sugar cravings, weight gain, depression, ADHD, gastrointestinal problems, miscarriage, pre-term labor, infertility, etc.
The following companies use them in their products:
Special K protein shakes
BSN Syntha 6
Check out the article below for other brands that have scored poorly, and some great recommendations for healthier alternatives.