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Artificial Sweeteners and Other Sugar Substitutes
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Artificial Sweeteners and Other Sugar Substitutes

Artificial sweeteners have virtually no calories, and are often sweeter than regular sugar, so very little of them is needed. But there are other kinds of sugar substitutes: sugar alcohols, novel sweeteners, and natural sweeteners.

What are the differences? What are the health benefits or side effects? Get the scoop on the sweet.

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