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  • Sucralose: the Effects on the Human Body Essay

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    head: Sucralose: The effects on the Human body Sucralose: The effects on the Human body W. F. Ingram Brandman University Author Note This outline was prepared for FSNU-200: Human Nutrition, taught by Dr. Ludwig Abstract In this paper, I will discuss the impact that artificial sweeteners are having on the American Diet. I will explore the artificial sweetener Sucralose, in detail. I will describe, in brief, the history and uses of Sucralose. I will explore the effects that Sucralose has

  • What Are The Harmful And Harmful Effects Of Caffeine Alcohol?

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    1. What are the risks of mixing caffeine alcohol? The caffeine mixed with the alcohol can be risky by feeling more alert and be in harm. It can also affect your heart. Then it can also increase you sugar level. But, it can give you a heart attack by all the sugar. Then it can also be harm your kids if you are pregnant. Then it can also give you an overdose. 2. What are the harmful and beneficial effects of caffeine? It can take part

  • Biological Effects of Artificial Sweeteners

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    Part of the population today is addicted to sugar, which then leads to a great concern when it comes to being obese. In attempt to try to live a healthy life, people today are relying on artificial sweeteners as being the way to go to lose weight. With this notion, the question still today is if artificial sweeteners are healthy. This paper will discuss the biological effects that artificial sweeteners have on a person’s body and to see whether or not consuming them causes more harm than good.

  • Natural Sweetener Vs Natural Sugar

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    Artificial Sweetener vs. Natural Sugar Is there anything “SWEET” about artificial sugar? Well, over the years there have been many different kinds of sweeteners that have been tested in labs to see how they affect our bodies. The first big artificial sweetener first got discovered in 1897, when a John Hopkins University researcher accidentally forgot to wash his hands before lunch after doing tests in a lab. He tasted something sweet on his finger, and that was the start of Saccharin. Today,

  • Alternatives to High Fructose Corn Syrup Essay

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    Alternatives to High Fructose Corn Syrup Abstract High fructose corn syrup has been used as a cheap alternative to classic sugars, like sucrose, since the late 1970s. It is produced from corn, which is government subsidized so that it is cheaper than standard table sugar. Unfortunately for the American public, high fructose corn syrup has many potential health risks. Fortunately, there are prospective alternatives to this poisonous sweetener, even among the most common ones, like Splenda, NutraSweet

  • The Effect of Different Sugar Sources on Yeast Respiration Essay

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    The purpose of this investigation is to test the effect of different sugar sources on yeast respiration. Yeasts are unicellular organisms belonging to the fungi kingdom and Eukarya Domain. Yeast are heterotrophs which gain its energy from enzymes that break down carbohydrates into alcohol and CO2. It can also derive energy from simple sugars such as fructose and glucose, which can be found mostly in groups and reproduce asexually (occasionally sexually). Asexual yeast reproduction is accomplished

  • Taking a Look at Stevia

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    “The leaves of the stevia plant- a small perennial shrub also known as sweet herb- have long been used as a natural sweetener and herbal medicine in the plant’s native South America (Horowitz 36).” The artificial sweetener Stevia is becoming more popular. Stevia is an herb with about 300 times more sweetness power than sugar. There are many benefits to stevia such as helping those maintain a healthy blood pressure, helping diabetic patients and those who are on a low carb and low sugar controlled

  • Increased Incidence Of Obesity, Diabetes, And Metabolic Syndrome

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    approved six NNS (saccharine, aspartame ,sucralose, neotame , acesulfame K, and stevia) for use in humans and has classified them under generally recognized as safe (GRAS) category.(Sharma et al. ,2016). Sucralose(1,6-dichloro-1,6-dideoxy-β-D-fructofuranosyl-chloro-4-deoxy-α-D-galactopyranoside; is made by substituting three hydroxyl groups of sucrose with chlorine atoms. Replacing three of the hydrogen atoms in the sucrose molecule with chlorine atoms makes sucralose almost non absorbable by the intestine

  • The Negative Effects Of Artificial Sweeteners?

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    According to a study done by the University of Texas, “people who drank diet soda were 65 percent more likely to be overweight than people who drank no soda and, more bizarre, they were more likely to be overweight than people who drank regular soda.” This is all due to artificial sweeteners in the things we eat and drink. Since way back to before WWI, the history of artificial sweeteners have shown us the positive and the negative effects of them, and what they do to your body. Through these

  • Essay about Dangers of Splenda

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    they could potentially hurt your body. Here is a list of the popular sugar substitutes and the potential harm they produce: Acesulfame potassium also known as "SweetOne" is 200 times sweeter than sugar, this is often paired with aspartame or sucralose. Known to cause breast tumors in rats. Saccharin also known as Sweet’NLow, is the oldest of the artificial sweeteners and is 300 –700 times sweeter than sugar, The National Cancer Institute found evidence of increased bladder cancer in people who