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Comparison: Saccharin, Aspartame, Sucralose, Sodium Cyclamate

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Sugar is is a spice that makes things you eat sweet. There are many of them that do different things and have different standards of sweetness. Some are so sweet that they make you gain weight. And some are so thick they take two days just to fully leave your mouth these are four of these sugars. Saccharine,Aspartame,Sucralose,and Sodium Cyclamate.
Saccharin is an artificial sweetener. The basic substance, benzoic sulfilimine,has effectively no food energy and is much sweeter than sucrose,but has a bitter or metallic after taste especially at high concentrations. It is used to sweeten products such as drinks,candies,cookies,medicine,gum,and tooth paste. It gets its name from the word saccharine meaning of,relating to,or resembling sugar. When heated this substance is unstable but does not react chemically with other food ingredients as such it stores well. It is often used together with aspartame in diet carbonated soft drinks. And its properties consist of a white powder. And is also one of the most studied food ingredients.
This sugar was discovered in 1879 by constantine Fahlberg,while working in the laboratory of Ira Remsen,quite by accident as were most other sweeteners. While working in the lab he spilled a chemical on his hand. Later while eating dinner Fahlberg noticed a more sweetness in the bread he was eating.He traced the the sweetness back to the chemical later named saccharine,by tasting various residues on his hands and clothes (unsanitary conditions) and finally chemicals in a lab (not a safe lab practice). By 1907 saccharine was used as a replacement or substitute for sugar in foods for diabetics.Since it is not metabolized in the body for energy saccharine is classified as an noncaloric sweetener.By t...

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...the world. It is not very flammable. And the founder of this sugar was a graduate student. And also it is not allowed in the united states that means you cant enter the u.s with any amount of this sugar because that would be smuggling. And it was once banned in the Philippines but the ban was annaled in 2013 when it was declared safe for Philippine consumption.

Out of each sugar I have researched i would use the artificial sweetener saccharin. I believe that it is the best sugar out of the four I researched. Because its sweet but is low calorie. And its safe for diabetics to consume without harming them. I hate not being able to eat sweet things so it would be good to have a substitute. And not gain any weight from it. And after a taste test it was proven that it was the best tasting.

Works Cited

www.wiki.com www.about.com http://www.what is saccharine
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