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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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.
Nonnutritive Sweetener Consumption in Humans: Effects on Appetite and Food Intake and their Putative Mechanisms.
Food and Drug Administration first approved the use of sucralose as a nonnutritive sweetener in 1998 and expanded this approval in 1999.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) first approved the use of sucralose as a nonnutritive sweetener in 1998, and expanded this approval in 1999.
In the Sun Herald (Biloxi, MS), a syndicated food columnist described Splenda as a "natural, nonnutritive sweetener.