Customers are now willing to look at non-nutritive sweeteners
As a result, non-nutritive sweeteners
created specifically for their lack of calories and nonglycemic attributes are hard to market due to some consumers' negative perceptions.
The top selling artificial, non-nutritive sweetener
in the U.
Aspartame, the non-nutritive sweetener
in NutraSweet and Equal, has been linked with trigger headaches in some people, possibly because the body breaks down the sweetener into formaldehyde (Dermatitis, 2008).
s NutraSweet Group in Chicago, says that while his company is confident in the ability of NutraSweet to stand on its own as a non-nutritive sweetener
, it also welcomes the chance to work with customers who feel their products should contain blends of aspartame and other sweeteners.
The Cargill-Mitsubishi joint venture is hoping for approved use in North America as a flavor enhancer, formulation aid, non-nutritive sweetener
, stabilizer, thickener and texturizer, with applications in sugar-free gums and candies, beverages, baked goods and tabletop sweeteners,
Regulated GRAS in the United States for use as a natural flavoring agent, flavor enhancer - not as a non-nutritive sweetener
- glycyrrhizin has a pronounced licorice taste.
(NNS) serve as an alternative to sucrose in various food items, most especially for those with known high-caloric value.
ca/content/189/28/E929) review on studies concluded: "Evidence does not clearly support the intended benefits of non-nutritive sweeteners
for weight management, and observational data suggest that routine intake of non-nutritive sweeteners
may be associated with increased BMI and cardiometabolic risk.
Because of the lack of research for or against the routine use of non-nutritive sweeteners
, such as aspartame, saccharine and sucralose in the diets of children, the authors felt they could not make a recommendation for or against these no-calorie sweeteners.