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Old 05-13-2004, 05:51 PM   #1
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Is Sucralose the same thing as Aspartame???

Does anyone know, I am trying to cut off all aspartame products, and I am drinking a flavoured water w/ Sucralose in it as I type. thanks


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Old 05-13-2004, 06:33 PM   #2
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Re: Is Sucralose the same thing as Aspartame???

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Does anyone know, I am trying to cut off all aspartame products, and I am drinking a flavoured water w/ Sucralose in it as I type.
Kade, no, they are different. Sucralose is Splenda; aspartame is Nutrasweet.

sucralose is a derivatized sucrose molecule, where 3 -OH groups have been replaced by chlorine

aspartame is a methyl ester of a dipeptide formed by phenylalanine and aspartic acid

 
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