This non-nutritive sweetener
is created through a process of extraction, filtration, and dehydration--resulting in a product that is, ounce for ounce, 200 to 350 times sweeter than table sugar.
Customers are now willing to look at non-nutritive sweeteners
. This type of trend is a financial one and the shortage of sugar, its price increase and taxation means that the industry will now happily use a mix of sugar and sweeteners.
* Substitute a non-nutritive sweetener
for some or all of the sugar in the recipe.
The top selling artificial, non-nutritive sweetener
in the U.S., sucralosc (best known as Splenda), and the up-and-coming natural, non-nutritive sweetener
, monatin, also share this same "caution" classification by CSPI.
* 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).
Craig Petray, vice president and general manager of Monsanto Co.'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.
The researchers also considered artificially sweetened drinks, that is, "all beverages containing non-nutritive sweeteners
, such as diet soft drinks, sugar-free syrups, and diet milk-based beverages." Using 24-hour online food questionnaires, the researchers assessed the participants' consumption of 3,300 different kinds of foods and drinks.
> Advise patients who are trying to lose weight that non-nutritive sweeteners
(NNSs) are not beneficial for weight loss.
FRIDAY, May 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Consumption of non-nutritive sweeteners
(NNSs) does not increase blood glucose levels, according to a review published online May 15 in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition.