• Joan Rothchild Hardin

Artificial Sweeteners in Us, Our Rivers, Lakes & Tap Water


Artificial sweeteners are used in over 6,000 processed foods and drinks sold around the world. Here’s a list of their chemical names along with their brand names from Dr Oz: ACESULFAME POTASSIUM ACK Ace K Equal Spoonful (also +aspartame) Sweet One Sunett ASPARTAME APM AminoSweet (but not in US) Aspartyl-phenylalanine-1-methyl ester Canderel (not in US) Equal Classic NatraTaste Blue NutraSweet ASPARTAME-ACESULFAME SALT TwinSweet (Europe only) CYCLAMATE Not in US as per FDA Calcium cyclamate Cologran = cyclamate and saccharin; not in US Sucaryl ERYTHRITOL Sugar alcohol Zerose ZSweet GLYCEROL Glycerin Glycerine GLYCYRRHIZIN Licorice HYDROGENATED STARCH HYDROLYSATE (HSH) Sugar alcohol ISOMALT Sugar alcohol ClearCut Isomalt Decomalt DiabetiSweet (also contains Acesulfame-K) Hydrogenated Isomaltulose Isomaltitol LACTITOL Sugar alcohol MALTITOL Sugar alcohol Maltitol Syrup Maltitol Powder Hydrogenated High Maltose Content Glucose Syrup Hydrogenated Maltose Lesys MaltiSweet (hard to find online to buy) SweetPearl MANNITOL Sugar alcohol NEOTAME POLYDEXTROSE Sugar alcohol (Derived from glucose and sor