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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Nonnutritive sweetener consumption in humans: effects on appetite and food intake and their putative mechanisms.
Lo han kuo is another natural nonnutritive sweetener.
The company also points out that FDA first approved the use of sucralose as a nonnutritive sweetener in 1998, and expanded the approval in 1999.
Similarly another study which assessed the possible effects of five nonnutritive sweeteners on cell proliferation morphology and cells' DNA by utilizing Caco2 HT-29 (colon) and HEK-293 (renal) cell lines.
These products are referred to as nonnutritive sweeteners, or NNS.