Sugar and the weight loss battle! V Low calorie sweeteners facts & figures

Dr. Emma Derbyshire from the UK explains: “The ADI is the maximum amount considered safe to consume every day over the course of your lifetime, and this figure also includes a very generous additional safety margin. However, as the ADI is typically much higher than anyone would consume, unlike sugar, there is not such an urgent need to track how much sweetener you consume.”

You can calculate now the recommended daily amount using our calculator:

The UK Cancer Research and the US Cancer National Institute have both rebutted the myth that sweeteners cause cancers, making also the following statement: Large studies looking at people have now provided strong evidence that artificial sweeteners are safe to be used by humans.

While low-calorie sweeteners can cut sugar consumption massively, many people are unaware of the sweet swap advantages that low-calorie sweeteners provide or indeed the differences between low calorie sweeteners. Three out of five adults (59%) say they would replace sugar in recipes, if it could be done easily. Yet three out of five (58%) have never used a low-calorie sweetener instead of sugar in tea or coffee, and two out of three (65%) have not used low-calorie sweeteners when cooking or baking.