Sugar Alternatives

Sweet Chemistry: Symposium Explores Sugar Alternatives, Science Of Taste. ‘In an effort to fight high rates of diabetes and obesity, chemists are exploring a variety of sugar alternatives – including new artificial sweeteners and non-calorie sweetness enhancers – to satisfy America’s demand for sweet flavor with fewer health risks.’

Table of Sugar and Sugar Alternatives.

Sweet Talk. ‘After a time on the South Beach Diet, I started adding back carbs to my diet, but I still want to eliminate sugar. Boy, is that difficult to do! Everything has sugar in it. Please help me learn the different names used on food labels that indicate some kind of sugar. I know about high-fructose corn syrup, but what about all those words that end in “-ose” or “-ol” ? Are they sugars as well?’

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