Presentation on theme: "Carbs cont’d…. Alternative Sweetners? Nutritive sweeteners contribute to calories Find some examples of Nutritive sweeteners. Alternative sweeteners are."— Presentation transcript:
Alternative Sweetners? Nutritive sweeteners contribute to calories Find some examples of Nutritive sweeteners. Alternative sweeteners are non- nutritive. Find some examples of Alternative sweeteners.
Non Nutritive sweeteners Are manufactured sweeteners that provide little or no energy What is considered the Acceptable Daily Intake of non nutritive sweeteners? Major alternative sweeteners available: Saccharin Acesulfame-K Aspartame Sucralose
High fructose corn syrup HFCS does not stimulate insulin release Fructose cannot enter brain cells and stimulate satiety signals ( you don’t feel full) Is High Fructose Corn syrup the cause of the obesity epidemic? (read article)
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