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sucralose

Artificial sweeteners
Article | Sep 17 2014
Low-calorie sweeteners have a long history of safe use in a variety of foods and beverages, ranging from soft drinks to puddings and candies to table-top sweeteners. They are some of the most studied and reviewed food ingredients in the world today...
Press Release | Jul 10 2013
News Backgrounder from the IFIC Foundation Despite the opinion article currently in the news, many well-done studies have demonstrated that low-calorie sweeteners provide a safe and effective choice for consumers looking to manage their calorie,...
Article | Oct 23 2012
Low-calorie sweeteners (also sometimes referred to as artificial sweeteners or sugar substitutes) provide consumers with a broad selection of safe, low-calorie, good-tasting foods, and offer a sweet alternative for people with diabetes (as well as...
Sucralose adds sweetness to foods and beverages without adding calories or carbohydrates. As an alternative to sugar and other calorie-containing sweeteners, it can play a role in weight management programs that combine sensible nutrition and physical activity.
Article | Jan 11 2010
Favorably Reviewed by the American Academy of Physician Assistantswww.aapa.org Download the PDF to view this entire brochure. With obesity rates among Americans at an all-time high, many people may think they have to give up sweets in order to lose...
Article | Oct 14 2009
Favorably Reviewed by: The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) If you have gestational diabetes, you’re not alone. An estimated 4 percent of pregnant American women—or about 135,000 cases—are diagnosed with this condition each year,...
Article | Oct 12 2009
This IFIC Review examines how low-calorie sweeteners (sometimes referred to as non-nutritive sweeteners, artificial sweeteners or sugar substitutes) are used to help reduce the caloric content of foods. It also reviews research that explores the...