Sweetness In The Diet
Sweetness is an integral part of our diet as we are born with a natural preference for sweet taste. The Sweetness in the Diet section provides key information about our innate preference for sweet taste, the role of sweetness in the diet and particularly of sweetness without calories with the use of low calorie sweeteners.
This sections also provides an overview of the scientific evidence supporting the benefits of low calorie sweeteners in weight management, glucose control and good dental health.
The Role of Sweet Taste In The Diet
Sweetness is classically recognized as one of the five “basic tastes” detected by the sensory receptors present in the oral cavity. Research of past decades suggests that liking for sweetness is innate and influenced by...…
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...…
Low Calorie Sweeteners & Healthful Habits
A healthy diet and lifestyle are the best allies for a good health. And it’s not even as hard as we may think! We just have to make smarter food choices and small, simple steps towards a more balanced and active lifestyle...…