sugar substitute

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sugar substitute:

see sweetener, artificialsweetener, artificial,
substance used as a low-calorie sugar substitute. Saccharin, cyclamates, and aspartame have been the most commonly used artificial sweeteners. Saccharin, a coal-tar derivative three hundred times as sweet as sugar, was discovered in 1879.
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Place 600g of rhubarb, 100g of onion, four tbsp of artificial sweetner, three tbsps ciger vinegar, one chopped red chilli and one tsp of ginger all together in a large saucepan and bring to the boil.
The carbonic anhydrase activator, phenylalanine, is an ingredient in the commonly used artificial sweetner aspartame.
37 Replace sugar with an artificial sweetner and carry in your bag so you don't get tempted when you're out and about.
For the past 10 years the artificial sweetner aspartame - known to millions as Nutrasweet - has been extensively used in "low-calorie" products in the UK.
Be aware that Splenda, an artificial sweetner that has been bulked up, measures just like sugar, cup for cup, thus making recipe adaptations easier.
Thermolysin is an enzyme used in the manufacture of the artificial sweetner aspartame.
Sometimes, these are mixed with growth hormones or artificial sweetners.
Avoid simple sugars along with artificial sweetners, which can cause sugar rebound cravings.