Artificial Sweeteners

Names such as aspartame, saccharin and stevia offer the ability to indulge in sweetened foods and drinks with the promise of zero added calories. Such an offer can seem hard to pass up for those struggling to kick the sugar habit in order to shed pounds and manage diseases such as diabetes. Check out the following information on artificial sweeteners and what to consider when using them.

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Source: Laura Vikmanis, Registered Dietician, Premier Metabolic and Bariatric Associates; National Institutes of Health (NIH); National Household Nutritional Survey; American Cancer Society