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Are artificial sweeteners are good for health? i am afraid of diabetics so regularly i am using them. Wipro and sugar free gold are good brands?

Are artificial sweeteners are good for health? i am afraid of diabetics so regularly i am using them. Wipro and sugar free gold are good brands?

Stevia: It's best to stay away from chemical sweeteners. Give stevia a try. It's a root made into a powder and is very sweet so you only need a little. Once you stop using chemical sweeteners (which are toxic to the brain) your body will work to eliminate them. Hydration and exercise will help. ...Read more

Sugar Substitute (Definition)

Sugar subsitites are chemicals that taste like sugar but have no calories and do not change blood sugar when consumed, they include: saccharine, aspartame (equal) sucralose (splenda), and stevia only the ...Read more


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Can stevia cause cavities ? (sweet leaf the only sugar substitute from a plant not made of chemicals)

Can stevia  cause cavities ?  (sweet leaf   the only sugar substitute from a plant   not made of chemicals)

No: Although stevia is actually sweeter than sugar, there is no evidence that it causes cavities. Enjoy a a stevia sweet treat without dental cavities being a worry! ...Read more

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Is agave nectar a safe sugar substitute?

Is agave nectar a safe sugar substitute?

Yes: Just remember if you are diabetic, this may raise your blood glucose since it is a fruit. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: sugar substitute?

What is the definition or description of: sugar substitute?

Artificial sweetner: Sugar subsitites are chemicals that taste like sugar but have no calories and do not change blood sugar when consumed, they include: saccharine, aspartame (equal) sucralose (splenda), and stevia only the stevia is "natural", . ...Read more

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Is stevia a recommended sugar substitute?

Is stevia a recommended sugar substitute?

Yes: is a sweetener and sugar substitute extracted from the leaves of the plant species Stevia rebaudiana. It may be used as a recommended sugar substitute ...Read more

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What sugar substitute does gum usually use?

What sugar substitute does gum usually use?

Xylitol for anti-cav: Saccharin, sorbitol, xylitol, and a few others. The best one is xylitol because it has anti-cavity properties. It inhibits the growth of cavity causing bacteria and also makes the saliva less acidic, chewing gum also increases salivary flow. Saliva cleanses the teeth and buffers plaque acids. So only chew gum that contains xylitol. ...Read more

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Is fructose considered as sugar substitute?

Is fructose considered as sugar substitute?

Unfortunately yes: B"sd no it is a sugar, just like sucrose or table sugar. In fact some evidence suggest that it might lead to fatty liver and metabolic abnormalities - especially in the usual dietary form as high fructose corn syrup - which is used in many products as a cheap substitute for regular sugar - which in excess is not good for you either ...Read more

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I am wondering if I can use Truvia a sugar substitute?

I am wondering if I can use Truvia a sugar substitute?

You can, however...: Most sugar substitutes like NutraSweet and Splenda are toxic and should be avoided. Truvia is relatively safe, though its marketing claim of being "all natural" is dubious. See https://authoritynutrition.com/truvia-good-or-bad/ Its main ingredient is erythritol from GMO corn. I prefer to use pure erythritol in bulk from non-GMO sources (cheaper too). See https://authoritynutrition.com/erythritol/ ...Read more

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What is the best and safest sugar substitute ?

What is the best and safest sugar substitute ?

Not enough research: Just yesterday, american heart association & american diabetes association published a joint scientific statement on use of non-nutritive sweeteners, including stevia, aspartame, sucralose, etc. Bottomline, not enough human studies to determine good from bad. Check it out at http://circ.Ahajournals.Org/content/early/2012/07/09/cir.0b013e31825c42ee.Full.Pdf. ...Read more

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Is splenda a good sugar substitute for diabetics to consume?

Is splenda a good sugar substitute for diabetics to consume?

No better/no worse: They're all about the same. Use whatever you think tastes better. Some can't be used in baking. ...Read more

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Artificial Sweeteners (Definition)

Artificial sweeteners are a sugar substitute that is suitable for diabetics. Some sweeteners contain aspartame, which some ...Read more