CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The South African food sweetener market, which includes sugar, polyols and non-nutritive sweeteners
, is at a crucial inflection point in its growth trajectory.
Acesulfame K is a non-nutritive sweetener
, which is widely used in low calorie food and beverage applications.
For example, if you choose a beverage sweetened with non-nutritive sweeteners
instead of a 150-calorie soft drink, but then reward yourself with a 300-calorie slice of cake or cookies later in the day, non-nutritive sweeteners
are not going to help you control your weight because you added more calories to your day than you subtracted," noted Dr.
Nutrinova also showcased products, which demonstrate the effectiveness of its high intensity sweetener, Sunett, as a versatile blending agent with other nutritive and non-nutritive sweeteners
This ADA position paper states that consumers can safety enjoy a range of nutritive and non-nutritive sweeteners
when consumed under current guidelines.
With over 65 figures and tables, the report goes beyond examining sugar and also provides insights on perceived safety and health risks of 15 nutritive and non-nutritive sweeteners
, as well as consumer preferences for adding or removing a variety of sugars and sweeteners from a range of food and beverage categories.
The General Purpose Petition allows manufacturers to combine nutritive and/or non-nutritive sweeteners
in a wider range of product categories.
Chapters in the book discuss the effects of both nutritive and non-nutritive sweeteners
on appetite and food consumption, as well as the physiologic and neurologic responses to sweetness.
Totally updated, rewritten and revised, subjects which are new or have been expanded include nonfat and lowfat ice cream products, fat substitutes, mimetics and non-nutritive sweeteners
, new labelling regulations, changes in the standard of identity, programmable freezers and aerators.
Replacing sugary foods and drinks with sugar-free options containing non-nutritive sweeteners
is one way to limit calories and achieve or maintain a healthy weight.
As an additional option, non-nutritive sweeteners
are used to produce low calorie versions of cranberry products.
2) No calorie, or non-nutritive sweeteners
such as SPLENDA(R) No Calorie Sweetener can assist in helping Americans adhere to these guidelines.