Sucralose is a sweetener that has become increasingly common in our foods in recent years. Many people wonder what sucralose does in our gut and what effects it can have on our gut flora.
Common basil (botanical name: Ocimum basilicum) is widely known as a Mediterranean herb. It finds its way fresh or dried into sauces and soups, crowns pizzas and salads, goes well with fish and meat, is made into pesto and is a must in tomato sauce and ratatouille. In addition, it is also processed into basil leaf extract, a fine brownish-yellow powder. The extract contains a wide range of different components.