Sweeteners

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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…

Up Close on Allulose Labeling

Highlights Allulose is a rare type of naturally-occurring sugar found in small amounts in wheat and some fruits; it is also commercially produced from corn. Allulose is naturally low in…

What Is Allulose?

Highlights Allulose is a relatively new type of sweetener that many people have not heard of. Allulose is a naturally occurring sugar that is found in plant foods in very…

A Background on Carbohydrates and Sugars

This article provides an overview of how carbohydrates and sugars are classified, common types that are found in foods, their impact on health and what the latest dietary guidance recommends…

All About Monk Fruit

Download the Monk Fruit Fact Sheet for Consumers here Download the Monk Fruit CPE Self-Study Activity here Learn more about the Monk Fruit CPE Self-Study Activity here Why would I…

Can a Diet Without Sugar be Healthy?

Sugar provides sweetness to many of our favorite foods and drinks. It also happens to be one of the most polarizing nutrition topics. Many people enjoy sweet tasting foods and…