Sweetness Without Calories

Being several hundred times sweeter than sugar, low calorie sweeteners are added in foods and drinks in minute amounts to provide the desired sweetness with practically no calories.

When used in place of sugar, low calorie sweetened options can help reduce the overall energy intake in the diet, without having any negative impact on hunger, satiety or appetite for sweet foods. You may read all about the science on the effects of low calorie sweeteners on energy intake, appetite and satiety in the following sections.



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Energy Reduction

Over the past few decades, food science and technology have offered innovative solutions such as low calorie sweeteners to help people enjoy sweetness without the calories. With overweight and obesity...

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Appetite Satiety Hunger

The potent attraction of humans to sweet tasting foods and beverages has given rise to the notion that the appetite for sweet products may stimulate overeating and induce weight gain over the long ter...

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