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Question:

From O'Fallon, Missouri, USA:

How do the sugar substitutes break down?

Answer:

Artificial sweeteners like aspartame and sucralose are processed by your body without affecting blood sugars. Byproducts from these sweeteners are harmlessly broken down and eliminated from your body. Artificial sweeteners are safe for people with diabetes to consume.

JMS

[Editor's comment: Also see Sugar Substitutes. SS]

DTQ-20030728215635B
Original posting 20 Aug 2003
Posted to Meal Planning, Food and Diet

  
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