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Dietitians Say Splenda Is Not the Same as Sugar

By Colette Bouchez (see bio below) WebMD Medical News Reviewed By Michael Smith, MD (see bio below) on Wednesday, February 16, 2005 Feb. 16, 2005 -- Courtroom battles between the makers of Splenda and Equal have many questioning the safety of artificial sweeteners. Since early 2000 McNeil Nutritionals has been advertising that its product -- Splenda -- is "made from sugar so it tastes like sugar." But the National Sugar Association and Merisant Worldwide (maker of Equal brand sweetener) have challenged that claim in a lawsuit. McNeil Nutritionals shot back with a countersuit implying the case against them... Continue Reading

Posted on May 23, 2005 in Sugar | Link To This Entry | Comments (2)

Do You Have A Sweet Tooth?

By Dr. Janet Starr Hull Americans have become notorious consumers of sugar and sweet-tasting foods and beverages. “We have developed a relentless sweet tooth and a severe addiction to sweetness," states Joan Gussow, Ed.D., Professor of Nutrition and Education at Columbia Teachers College, Columbia University, New York. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture statistics on the amount of caloric sweeteners used in modern foods, there has been an increase of added sugars of more than sixteen percent per person over the past two decades, and more than half of the increase has occurred since 2000.  “Added sweeteners” include: Sugar... Continue Reading

Posted on March 30, 2005 in Sugar | Link To This Entry | Comments (3)


By Dr. Janet Starr Hull Over the last several decades, sugar has become a villain in the modern American diet. General sugar-bashing has led to a sugarphobia, which can lead to a dependency on chemical sweetener substitutes, which then creates a craving for “replacement foods.”  Sugar is blamed for causing many health problems including heart disease, diabetes, anxiety, fatigue, depression, hyperactivity, and even criminal behavior.  But: Is this accurate information? Are we blaming the “right” form of sugar for our health problems? Has dis-information over time created a false fear of sugar? According to the 1986 FDA Report from the... Continue Reading

Posted on March 30, 2005 in Sugar | Link To This Entry | Comments (0)

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