With the holiday season upon us, everyone is searching for ways to make their favorite Thanksgiving and Christmas treats a little better. I found some helpful fact sheets on the American Dietetic Association’s website that give information popular sugar substitutes. Numerous studies have been done on these popular sweeteners and these articles sum up the research for you. I enjoy substituting these sweeteners for half the sugar in my recipes when making special treats.
Facts about Sucralose (better known as Splenda)
Straight Answers about Aspartame (better known as Equal)