Foods and drinks with low calorie sweeteners are a boon for people with diabetes. They reduce the overall carbohydrate load and enable diabetics to enjoy a varied diet with a close-to-normal amount of sweetness.
Dental hygiene is important for people of all ages, and foods and drinks with low calorie sweeteners can help here too.All low calorie sweeteners are tooth-friendly because they do not contain the simple carbohydrates that are necessary for dental plaque to form. Chewing gums with low calorie sweeteners actually improve dental health.
The range of products with low calorie sweeteners includes soft drinks, dairy products, confectionary and chewing gum, hot chocolate drinks, frozen desserts, table-top sweeteners, and many more. We can make a real difference to our calorie intake and therefore our weight by choosing low calorie, light and diet products with sweeteners. An analysis of all the nutritional studies that have been done shows that by choosing just one serving of low calorie soft drink every day, we can reduce our bodyweight by 5 kilos (about 11 lbs) in a year.