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Saccharin

Oldest artificial sweetener, heat stable, rapidly excreted in urine, 300X sweeter than sucrose, slightly bitter aftertaste. Canada: banned in foods (1970), approved in some (2016). Not during pregnancy. Sold table top, can be bought by everyone. Approved for addititives. Hermesetas

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Cyclamate

Not legal to use as additives and not safe to cook it, yet, unstable = flavour changes when heated. Table top sweetener. Not pregnancy. Sucaryl, sugar twin, sweet n low

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Aspartame

4kcal/g but we always need less than that (200X sweeter than sucrose) so non-nutrutive. Made of aspartic acid and phenylalanine( Phenylketonuria (PKU) should avoid. Not heat stable, but ok for additives. Safe within recommended intake (40mg/kg/day 95packets). Ok pregnancy. Diet coke.
Nutrasweet: bkfst cereals, soft drinks, yogurt, dessert, candy, gum
Equal: powder for home use.

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Sucralose

Made from sucrose, 600X sweeter than sucrose. Soft drink, candy, baked goods, frozen desserts, baking (heat stable). Ok pregnancy. Splenda

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Acesulfame potassium

Soft drinks (pepsi), candy. Low potassium diet should avoid. OK pregnancy.

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Steviol glycosides

Extracted from stevia leaves. Beverages, yogurt, bkfst cereals, spreads, snack foods, OK pregnancy. Stevia, truvia