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Frequently Asked Questions

Why are dextrose and/ or maltodextrin used Splenda® Brand Sweeteners?

Since sucralose is over 600 times sweeter than sugar, only a small amount is needed to produce the sweetness of sugar. Maltodextrin and dextrose provide volume and texture, making Splenda easier to use.

  • Splenda Original:
    • Splenda contains zero calories and 1 gram or less of carbohydrate per serving (depending on product), which can help people with diabetes manage their calorie and carbohydrate intake.
  • Splenda Stevia:
    • Splenda Stevia contains zero calories and 2 grams or less of carbohydrate per serving (depending on product), which can help people with diabetes manage their calorie and carbohydrate intake.

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