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    experiments on coal tar derivatives when he inadvertently discovered saccharin.1 A few years after its discovery, saccharin was mainly being marketed towards people with diabetes.1 Around the 1940’s, when there was a sugar shortage due to World War II and being thin was becoming a desired body type artificial sweeteners started to be consumed by the general public.1 This trend has continued into modern times, and has even increased. In 2003, 15% of Americans consumed Non-nutritive sweeteners compared to just 3% in 1965. 2 Artificial sweeteners, also called non-nutritive sweeteners, have a significantly reduced energy density in comparison to sugar.3 Another artificial sweetener that is common today is sucralose, which was discovered in 1979, and it has 600 times the sweetness of sucrose.1 Sucralose is formed by substituting…

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    Sucralose, is a non-nutritive sweetener, is used in replace of sugar and is six hundred times sweeter. The popular brand Splenda, utilizes sucralose as it’s main chemical ingredient. Splenda is known to consumers as a healthier alternative to sugar, and is able to be sprinkled onto cereal, fresh fruit, and added to teas. In the small yellow packaging of the Splenda, no calorie sweetener packets: one packet is equal to two teaspoons of sugar, while one and a half packets is equal to one…

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    Sucralose, is a non-nutritive sweetener, used in replace of sugar and is six hundred times sweeter. The popular brand Splenda, utilizes sucralose as it’s main chemical ingredient. Splenda, specifically the chemical sucralose, is known as a healthier alternative to sugar, simply a hybrid of sugar. Splenda is able to be sprinkled onto cereal, fresh fruit, and added to teas. In small yellow packages of the Splenda, no calorie sweetener packets: one packet is equal to two teaspoons of sugar, while…

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    • If you 're one of those individuals who feel guilty when reaching for regular soda instead of its "healthier" counterpart: diet soda, we’re here to ease our mind. And if you 're one of those who take pride on choosing diet soda every time, we are here to burst your bubble. Diet soda has become a favored drink for many because of its advertised superiority to other sodas, but scientific research has linked diet soda and its ingredients to weight gain and even health issues. The problem is so…

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    What Is Processed Food?

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    The term 'processed food ' applies to any food that has been altered from its natural state in some way, either for safety reasons or convenience (Eating processed foods, 2014). Processed foods are altered chemically by additives such as flavors, flavor enhancers, colors, fillers, preservatives, stabilizers, and emulsifiers. These inauthentic foods have one common factor; they cost your body a great deal more to digest, assimilate, and eliminate than they offer your body in nutritional value –…

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    The 1958 Delaney Amendment prevented the use of any food additive shown to cause cancer in laboratory animals, regardless of the dose. By the 1970s, cyclamate was suggested to be a carcinogen by some rat studies. In response to the 1958 Delaney Amendment all sweeteners containing cyclamate were banned. This left saccharin as the only artificial sweetener on the market. Saccharin was mostly used by white, middle class women. Since it was the only no calorie artificial sweetener on the market,…

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    Sugars and artificial sweeteners, if not used in moderation, can become chemically and physically addictive to the body. Sometimes the outcome is not worth the gain, especially when it can lead to an early death. This essay will compare the adverse effects of sugar and artificial sweeteners in these three categories: Overindulgence, psychological addiction, and association with cancer. Sugars come in several forms and are hidden in many foods. When sugars consumed in large amounts it typically…

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    Splenda Sugar Substitute

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    For many people, eating sugar free foods is a part of life. Contrary to what some believe, diabetics, and other people indulging in a sugar-free diet for their health, do not have to give up desserts completely. There are many healthy, sugar-free dessert items available those who can not enjoy sweet treats made with sugar. Even better, sugar substitutes such as Splenda granulated sugar make it easy to convert all of your favorite recipes into sugar free versions that taste every bit as…

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    Artificial Sweeteners

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    What are the consequences of the prolonged use of artificial sweeteners in our diet? Abstract: Non-caloric artificial sweeteners (NAS) are sugar substitutes that are increasingly being used as alternatives to sugar for weight loss and dieting purposes. Extensive research has allowed the safe use of six current artificial sweeteners. Further research still being conducted however, is beginning to demonstrate that consumption of artificial sweeteners, particularly in high doses and on a long term…

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    Aspartame In Diet Drinks

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    Splenda, an artificial sweetener that is derived from ordinary sugar, or stevia, which is naturally about 300 times sweeter than regular sugar. It functions well for those that must regulate their intake of carbohydrate because it does not influence blood sugar in the body. Stevia does not have any calorie per serving. It contains slighter calories as compared to sugar. When used in carbonated beverages, it takes less than 5 calories to sweeten a serving, permitting the drink to be labeled by…

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