Sizing Up sugar substitutes

Tonn, Sandra
November 2006
Alive: Canada's Natural Health & Wellness Magazine;Nov2006, Issue 289, p138
The article discusses the misconception on sugar substitutes in Canada. Sugar substitutes include aspartame, sucralose, acesulfame potassium, sugar alcohols, and saccharin and cyclamates. Studies by Food and Drug Acts and Health Canada shows that these artificial sweeteners are not safe and may cause certain diseases. And it suggests that natural sugar is better than artificial sweeteners.


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