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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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such as aspartame and sucralose have been linked with a range of health concerns including cancers and migraine.
A partial exception is diabetic ice cream, whose packs stipulate the substitution of sugar with artifical sweeteners
. Such products are scarce in retail stores, but are very popular in catering outlets - especially in hospitals.