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

 
     

Sugar

 
 

53%

 

  269

 
     

Cyclamate

 
 

1%

 

  6

 
     

Fructose

 
 

1%

 

  3

 
     

NutraSweet (aspartame)

 
 

6%

 

  34

 
     

Saccharin

 
 

1%

 

  3

 
     

Splenda (sucralose)

 
 

29%

 

  147

 
     

Stevia

 
 

2%

 

  12

 
     

Sugar Twin (dextrose, cyclamate [Canada])

 
 

1%

 

  4

 
     

Sugar Twin (dextrose, saccharin [USA])

 
 

1%

 

  2

 
     

Sweet One (Ace-K)

 
 

1%

 

  3

 
     

Other

 
 

3%

 

  19

 


Total votes: 502

 

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

Poll dates: November 2 - 9, 2003
Total Votes: 502

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.

Product       Nov 2003     Nov 2002     Nov 2001     Oct 2000
Sugar 53% 57% 50% 56%
Fructose 1% 1% 1% 4%
NutraSweet 6% 8% 9% 16%
Saccharin 1% 1% 1% 2%
Splenda 29% 23% 31% 9%
Stevia 2% 1% 1% 1%
Sugar Twin 2% 1% 1% 1%
Sweet One (Ace-K) 1% 1% 1% 3%
Other 3% 4% 3% 4%

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