In the case of Shakespeare, a rose is a rose is a rose – all smell sweet. But, in the case of sweeteners, the story is not quite so simple.
Here are a couple of scenarios that may look familiar to you:
– You’ve sat down at your favorite breakfast place, and your server has asked if you would like some coffee or tea while you consider the menu. A carafe appears, your cup is full, and you instinctively reach for the narrow box containing a rainbow of packets. You reach for one, but are curious about the rest – what are they really?
– You’re at the store, trying to buy something to drink, and there are words you don’t recognize on the label next to “sugar-free.”