Sucralose Promotes Food Intake through NPY and a Neuronal ...

Sucralose is highly stable and thus is often used to sweeten food that requires baking or products with a longer shelf life. To investigate if consumption of a sucralose-sweetened diet impacts fly energy homeostasis, we fed flies either a standard control diet (sucrose and yeast) or a control diet plus the synthetic sweetener sucralose for various times.…

Sucralose Facts – A Safe Food Ingredient

MYTH: Sucralose affects blood sugar control in people with diabetes. FACT: Studies show that sucralose passes through the body virtually unchanged and has no effect on carbohydrate metabolism, short- or long-term blood glucose control or insulin secretion. This is because sucralose is not recognized by the body as a sugar or a carbohydrate.…

The Potential Side Effects of Sucralose (Splenda)

Sucralose (sold under the brand names Splenda, Splenda Zero, Zero-Cal, Sukrana, Apriva, SucraPlus, Candys, Cukren and Nevella, to name a few) was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1998 as a tabletop sweetener and for use in products such as baked goods, nonalcoholic beverages, chewing gum, frozen dairy desserts, fruit juices and gelatins.…

Splenda: Is it safe?

Sucralose, known by the brand name Splenda, is an artificial sweetener approved for general use as a sugar substitute. But is Splenda safe? Here we explain what Splenda is, how it is used, and ...…

Artificial Sweeteners and Cancer - National Cancer Institute

Questions about artificial sweeteners and cancer arose when early studies showed that cyclamate in combination with saccharin caused bladder cancer in laboratory animals. However, results from subsequent carcinogenicity studies (studies that examine whether a substance can cause cancer) of these sweeteners have not provided clear evidence of an association with cancer in humans.…