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What type of sweetener do you use most often when you cook?

 
     

Sugar

 
 

50%

 

354

 
     

Fructose

 
 

1%

 

12

 
     

NutraSweet (aspartame)

 
 

9%

 

66

 
     

Saccharin

 
 

1%

 

8

 
     

Splenda

 
 

31%

 

217

 
     

Stevia

 
 

1%

 

7

 
     

Sugar Twin

 
 

1%

 

9

 
     

Sweet One (Ace-K)

 
 

1%

 

2

 
     

Other

 
 

3%

 

23

 
 

What type of sweetener do you use most often when you cook?

Poll dates: November 11 - 18, 2001
Total Votes: 698

There are many sugar substitutes available for people interested in reducing their carbohydrate intake. Most of our readers report using sugar when cooking. With carbohydrate counting, people with diabetes can eat any food, including foods made with sugar.

In the last year, the use of Splenda has more than tripled, as you can see from this table:

Product      Nov 2001    Oct 2000
Sugar50%56%
Fructose1%4%
NutraSweet9%16%
Saccharin1%2%
Splenda31%9%
Stevia1%1%
Sugar Twin1%1%
Sweet One (Ace-K)1%3%
Other3%4%

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