EZE-Sweet® Brand sugar substitute was introduced in the beginning of 2000, and is not available in shops. It is only sold through our network of resellers. EZE Sweet is an artificial
Dextrose, Sodium Cyclamate, Sodium Saccharine (Non-nutritive sweeteners).
- What is saccharin?
- What is cyclamate?
- What is dextrose?
- Is EZE-Sweet safe?
- What is the (GI) of EZE-Sweet?
- What is Glycemic Load (GL)?
Saccharin was discovered in the late 1800’s and has been used safely by people ever since. It is
between 300 and 500 times sweeter than sugar. Please visit www.saccharin.org for more
Cyclamate was discovered in 1937 and has been used safely by people ever since. It is 30 – 50
times sweeter than sugar.
Dextrose is a natural carbohydrate derived from corn. Many sugar substitutes in powdered
form contain dextrose. Dextrose (or another carrier) is used to dilute the very potent
sweeteners to make it measurable for consumers.
It can easily be incorporated into the diets of people. It may also be used in conjunction with
food programs for people with diabetes, as well as with guidelines, for people with diabetes,
who use carbohydrate counting. People with diabetes are advised to check with their registered
dietician or physician.
Glycemic Index (GI) is a measure of how fast carbohydrate foods are metabolized into glucose
and thus affect the blood sugar levels. Most sugar substitutes contain a very small amount of
carbohydrates and are not classified as foods. Assigning a GI value to a sugar substitute is not a
proper use of the GI concept. The Glycemic Load (GL) is a more appropriate concept for sugar
Glycemic Load (GL) refers to the impact that a food’s carbohydrate content has on the level of
glucose in the body, taking into account the type and amount of carbohydrate consumed. Using
EZE-Sweet in place of sugar can help to reduce the Glycemic Load (GL) of the foods you