Life would be boring without a little choice and low- and no-calorie sweeteners are one alternative for individuals looking to enjoy a little sweetness without the calories. Curious about these sweeteners? Check out our three must-know facts below.Low- and no-calorie sweeteners have been deemed safe by organizations world-wide
The World Health Organization, U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) have all stated that low-calorie sweeteners have never been shown to cause disease in people. EFSA went so far as to say the sweetener aspartame is safe for infants, children and pregnant women.Low- and no-calorie sweeteners, such as aspartame, are some of the most-studied ingredients in the world
These ingredients have been studied for decades not only for their safety but also their effectiveness.Low- and no-calorie beverages can be an effective tool for weight-loss and weight- maintenance
A study published earlier this year in the journal Obesity showed that participants who drank low- and no- calorie beverages versus water alone not only lost weight and kept it off, but reported feeling less hungry.