What causes diet sweets to give you diarrhea? what actually happens inside your body?

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What causes diet sweets to give you diarrhea? what actually happens inside your body?

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The main culprit in sugar-free snacks is going to be the sugar alcohol known as *sorbitol.* You should see it featured fairly prominently on most, if not all, sugar-free snacks.

It works by causing the body to draw water into the large intestine, which normally functions to pull water out.

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