There are a lot of myths out there about low-calorie sweeteners.  Here at Sip & Savor, we think it’s important to present our readers with the facts.

Low- and no-calorie sweeteners offer consumers an alternative way to enjoy their favorite foods and beverages while maintaining and managing their weight.  According to the American Diabetes Association and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, low-calorie sweeteners can help reduce caloric intake.  They also can help people eat a more balanced diet.

And if myths perpetuated in the media have had you second guessing low-calorie sweeteners, rest assured  that they are safe.  Low-calorie sweeteners have been approved by regulatory agencies around the globe, including the World Health Organization (WHO), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), as safe for use in both foods and beverages.

Visit Let’s Clear It Up for some quick facts on low-calorie sweeteners.