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  • Effects Of Sugar And Artificial Sweeteners

    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 leads to overeating throughout the day. Overconsumption of sugar can lead to weight gain, which could then lead to obesity. In the same matter, excessive amounts of artificial sweeteners can increase the appetite, which can lead to weight gain and obesity…

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  • Artificial Sweetener Fermentation Report

    Introduction Debates concerning the health effects of artificial sweeteners are relevant not only for scientists and dieticians, but also for diabetics and individuals who are trying to lose weight. According to the American Diabetes Association (2014), aspartame (Equal, NutraSweet); acesulfame potassium (Sunett, Sweet One); neotame; sucralose (Splenda); saccharin (Sweet ‘N Low, Sweet Twin, Sugar Twin); and advantame are six alternatives to natural sugar that are commonly added to foods and…

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  • Non Nutritive Sweetener Research Paper

    Introduction: The first artificial sweetener was discovered in 1879 when scientist Constantin Fahlberg at Johns Hopkins was preforming 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…

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  • Corn Syrup Lab Report

    Purpose Determine the ratio of sugar to corn syrup that produces the best-tasting and best-textured marshmallow. Hypothesis That marshmallows will taste better when made with more corn syrup than more of granulated sugar. I think this because the Materials Square or round foil cake pans, 8 or 9 inches wide (9) Masking tape Pen or permanent marker Vegetable oil, like canola or safflower oil, for greasing pans Paper towels (1 roll) Powdered or confectioners sugar (3 cups) Strainer, small…

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  • Coma Indians Pros And Cons

    billion bill that would make tax payers to pay farmers an accumulated 4 million dollars a year to grow more corn. Accompanying the bill, Congress also decided to subsidize bushels of corn so American production of corn remains stable. Prior to the subsidy of corn, the United States amassed a large supply of corn due to overproduction as evident by the failure of prohibition in the 1920s as well as the creation of corn sweeteners. The synthesized sweeteners create a harming…

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  • Sugar And Nutrition Essay

    In fruit, it indicates that they are nutritionally rich. However, in soft drinks and other “sweets” it’s just empty calories. Dextrose – Sweetener made from corn starch and is chemically identical glucose or blood sugar. It is often used in baking products and in the medical industry to help raise blood sugar. Glucose –This is the most important simple sugar in human metabolism and it naturally occurring in whole food. When you eat, your body converts food into glucose in order to be…

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  • The Importance Of Artificial Sweeteners

    type-2 diabetes, artificial sweeteners are a healthy alternative to natural sugar. For many other adults, artificial sweeteners are a part of a diet plan to designed to control weight. In both case the choice to use artificial sweeteners must have a professional opinion before to use. Artificial sweeteners like Equal and Sweet-n-Low have been linked to diseases such as multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer, colon cancer, lymphomas, and brain tumors, and also, or disorders like chronic migraine…

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  • Nonnutritive Sweeteners

    In my paper, I will talk about the health impact of using artificial sweeteners. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulated all of the artificial and non-nutritive sweeteners. The use of the following nonnutritive sweeteners: acesulfame-K, aspartame, neotame, Luo Han Guo, saccharin, sucralose and stevia have been approved as safe by the FDA. I will bring out the health benefits of artificial sweeteners which include losing weight. Even though these non-nutritive sweeteners are safe to use…

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  • Artificial Sweeteners

    Artificial sweeteners are ingredients used to sweeten and enhance the flavor of foods (FDA, 2014). They are mostly used as in replacement of sugar because they taste sweeter than sugar. Artificial sweeteners do not add increase calories in food. Small amounts of artificial sweeteners are needed to attain a desired level of sweetness as compared to the usage of sugar in food. The use of artificial sweeteners is very diverse. People may substitute table sugar for artificial sweetener because for…

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  • Sweetener Splenda Research Paper

    The most iconic low-calorie sweetener Splenda started in 1976 when British researchers were looking for a way to blend laboratory chemicals with sucrose (sugar). They found a different compound made from sugar called sucralose. They found it to be really sweet and it was also low calorie. Splenda was put on shelves in 1992 and has sold over 100 million packets. The ingredients include Dextrose, Maltodextrin, and Sucralose (Splenda). Sucralose which is the huge ingredient in Splenda is a…

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