Not only do diets not work, neither do diet foods. The skinny on Splenda is that it was originally created as a pesticide. Splenda, is a chlorinated hydrocarbon, which as a poison is toxic and carcinogenic. Try sprinkling Splenda on an ant hill today to find dead ants tomorrow. If you’re craving something sweet, eat the REAL thing in moderation and enjoy. If you let yourself savor it you’ll likely find you don’t need much to satisfy your sweet tooth.