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Non-Nutritive and Artificial Sweeteners

Also indexed as:Non-Nutritive Sweeteners
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Preparation, Uses, & Tips

Non-nutritive sweeteners can be used in place of table sugar to sweeten hot and cold beverages. In addition, saccharin, sucralose, and acesulfame K are heat-stable and are suitable for baking. Keep in mind that non-nutritive sweeteners carry more intense sweetness than sugar. When substituting these products for sugar, only small amounts are needed to achieve the same level of sweetness. As a result, quantity modifications of several ingredients in a recipe may be necessary to accommodate the use of saccharin, sucralose, or acesulfame K.

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The information presented in the Food Guide is for informational purposes only and was created by a team of US–registered dietitians and food experts. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements, making dietary changes, or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires June 2015.

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