12/11/2010 08:01


Diabetes Sugar Substitute



Splenda (Sucralose)

A non caloric sweetener made from table sugar

Cooking and baking

Sweet One/ Sunsett (acesulfame K)

A non-caloric sweetener almost 200x sweeter than sucrose

Cooking and baking

Sweet-n-Low (Saccharin)

This diabetic sugar substitute is 300x sweeter than sugar

Liquids—it cannot be heated as it becomes bitter

Nutrasweet Equal (aspartame)

A low calorie sugar substitute that is about 180x sweeter than sucrose

Cannot be used in cooking as it breaks down; however, it is great for drinks, dairy and other cold items


Sold around the world; it is 300x sweeter than the average sugar

Cooking and baking