Sweet Taste, Without The Calories

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Produced in cooperation with the Diabetes Care and Education Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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Cutting back on calories or carbohydrates (carbs), but like foods and beverages that taste sweet? Try low-calorie sweeteners!

Commonly referred to by the color of their packaging — “pink,” “blue,” “green” or “yellow” —low-calorie sweeteners are also known as sugar substitutes or replacements, or no-calorie sweeteners, or non-nutritive sweeteners. When used in place of sugar, low-calorie sweeteners decrease the total number of carbs and calories found in your favorite foods and beverages, which may help with weight management and blood glucose control. Read More