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New Sweetener Chart!

You ask, we deliver! Check out this fantastic new guide to sweeteners -- it's got absolutely everything you need to know!

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New Sweetener Chart!

Today's blog post comes as a reader request.

I was so pleased to see this response to the cooking substitution chart we made a while back, and I knew I had to get moving and create a resource to answer her questions...

Hi Judy,
Very nice, thank you!
If you ever expand the sweetener alternative selections, please consider adding Stevia. One could probably do a whole infographic on sugar substitutes, and include things such as heat stable/can you cook or bake with it, etc.
Also I’ve notice quite a variance in sweetening power. Truvia, 3/4 tsp. = 2 tsp. sugar, whereas with Publix Stevia, 1/2 tsp. = 2 tsp. sugar. Perhaps one could include agave and other sweetener options.
I tried Stevia in my favorite chocolate sorbet with poor results, but haven’t tried tweaking it. If you have a frozen yogurt or sorbet recipe with a sugar alternative, please share.
I tried your chocolate pudding with tofu, and enjoyed it. Next time I think I will try with Stevia.
Thanks again!
Have a wonderful week.

My team and I jumped into action, researching sugars and sugar substitutes while crafting a chart that would make everything we found accessible to your clients. Here's the result!

Sweetener Chart

With information on nutritive and non-nutritive sweeteners, their properties, uses, and sweetness as compared to sugar, we think we've whipped up a pretty great introduction to the world of sweeteners.

The sugars and sugar substitutes we featured in this chart include...

  • Acesulfame K
  • Agave
  • Aspartame
  • Cyclamate
  • Honey
  • Neotame
  • Saccharin
  • Stevia
  • Sucralose
  • Sugar

Want more detail? Get your copy of the sweetener chart today!

Sweetener Chart

For a more legible chart with a larger font, we've split the data onto 2 pages. So check out Page One and Page Two for a different view of the same information.

Sweetener Chart Page 1

Sweetener Chart Page 2

And if you'd like to delve deeper into the world of sweeteners, check out the member-exclusive expanded edition of the chart, which features 5 more sugar substitutes!

Member Exclusive Chart

We're here to help you look your very best right now! Drop by the Nutrition Education Store to see even more sugar resources...

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