7 Best and Worst Sugar Substitutes
A sugar substitute can help keep you in your skinny jeans, but it may be harming your health. Here's the scoop on the best -- and worst -- sugar substitutes
The Best No. 4: Sucralose (aka Splenda)It seems we can have our cake and eat it, too. This zero-calorie sugar substitute has shown no harmful effects to humans. It also holds up well when heated, so you can safely add it to your grandma's famous whoopie pie recipe. But keep in mind, foods tend to bake faster when you've used sucralose, says Holly Kistler, RD, registered dietician at Cederquist Medical Wellness Center in Naples, Fla.
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