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Sweet Substitutes

The family of low-kilojoule sugar substitutes has almost quadrupled since the 1990s. Those familiar pink and blue packets are now joined by dozens of other granular, icing, liquid, and brown-sugar-like products, not to mention a host of packaged foods that incorporate sugar substitutes. All of these products can be helpful if you’re trying to limit kilojoules or carbs, but how do you know which options to choose?

All About Sugar Subs

WHAT KINDS ARE THERE?

Non-nutritive sweeteners

include saccharin, aspartame,

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