Whether it be the Splenda in your coffee or the sugar on your powdered donut, you”ve probably consumed at least one sweetener today. That being said, we all know that excess sugar consumption can lead to heath problems like diabetes and obesity. That”s a given.

But what about all these other rumors we hear about sugar and its artificial counterparts? Is Splenda any better for you? Should you switch to agave nectar? Luckily, Business Insider is here to set the sugary record straight.

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How did your prior knowledge stack up? Although some of us may have been more informed than others, I think we are all better off knowing these facts. I think we should drink some Mountain Dew to celebrate.

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