sweeteners

What is monk fruit?

What is Monk Fruit?

Curious about monk fruit? You’re not alone. Conflicting information about low- and no-calorie sweeteners seems to be reaching new heights, so we’ve searched high and low for the facts. Here’s…

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Stevia leaves next to a pile of stevia
What is Stevia?

Curious about stevia? You’re not alone. Conflicting information about low- and no-calorie sweeteners seems to be reaching new heights, so we’ve searched high and low for the facts. Here’s the…

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Q&A: Questions and Answers About Sugars
Questions and Answers About Sugars

Think about the foods and drinks you most enjoy—do they have anything in common? Chances are, many of them contain some form and quantity of sugar. It could be naturally…

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Let’s Learn About Types of Chocolate
Let’s Learn About Chocolate

Chocolate has a long history, with origins dating back thousands of years to the ancient Aztec, Maya and Olmec cultures of Central and South America. The Aztecs consumed a ceremonial…

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What Is Glucose?
What Is Glucose?

There are many different types and forms of caloric sweeteners that are collectively called “sugar.” The most familiar type of sugar is table sugar. Scientifically speaking, table sugar is sucrose,…

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What is Brown Sugar?
What is Brown Sugar?

Highlights Brown sugar contains about the same number of calories per teaspoon as white table sugar. The main difference between table sugar and brown sugar is the presence of molasses,…

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What is Honey?
What is Honey?

Highlights Honey is between one and one-and-a-half times sweeter than sucrose (table sugar). Honey is approximately 40% fructose, 30% glucose and 17% water, with the remainder being other sugars, carbohydrates…

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