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Sweet Swaps

Splenda® Brand Sweeteners are used by millions of people across the globe to help lose weight,1,2 manage diabetes and blood sugar levels,2 and live a healthier lifestyle. Added sugars are classified as sugars and syrups that are added when food products are processed or prepared. They’re different than naturally occurring sugars, such as those in fruit or milk. Often there are sugars already added into the foods and beverages you enjoy, such as flavored yogurt, cookies, and sauces. Sweet swaps, like using Splenda® in your coffee instead of sugar, reduces calories which can help you lose or maintain weight and live a healthier lifestyle.

Identifying Added Sugars

 

You can identify added sugars in foods by using the nutrition facts label or by looking for alternative names for sugar in the ingredient list on a product’s packaging. The American Heart Association recommends that women consume less than 6 teaspoons (25g) of added sugar and men consume less than 9 teaspoons (36g) of added sugar per day3 . Using Splenda® Sweeteners in these foods can reduce added sugars to help you to achieve your health goals.

Names For Sugar

 
Cane Sugar  |  Glucose  |  Corn Syrup  |  Invert Sugar  |  Agave Nectar  |  Molasses |
Barley Malt Syrup  |  Evaporated Cane Juice  |  Honey  |  Powdered Sugar  | Fructose

5 Ways to Reduce Daily Added Sugar Intake

  1. Sugar-sweetened Beverages: Add fruit, herbs, and Splenda to your sparkling water for a refreshing beverage
  2. Coffee and tea: Sweeten with Splenda instead of sugar or honey
  3. Condiments: Use the nutrition facts label to choose BBQ sauce, jams, and dressings with little or no added sugar, or try making your own with Splenda®
  4. Oatmeal & Yogurt: Sweeten with Splenda and add filling protein with natural peanut butter, almonds, or seeds.
  5. Homemade Desserts: Swap sugar for Splenda using the calculator below or find your new favorite recipe for cookies, pies, cakes, and more here.

Replace added sugar in some of your favorite foods & beverages by using our calculator below!

Conversion Chart

Want to turn your favorite dessert recipe into a less added sugar version? Simply select the type of Splenda Product you want to use from the menu below, then the amount of sugar in your recipe. We'll tell you how much Splenda Sweetener to use in place of sugar!

Tips for Managing Weight

Tips for Managing Diabetes

Overview of Splenda Products

1 When used in place of sugar; Rogers PJ, Hogenkamp PS, de Graaf C, et al. (2016) Does low-energy sweetener consumption affect energy intake and body weight? A systematic review, including meta-analyses, of the evidence from human and animal studies. Int J of Obes 40(3), 381-394. 2 Johnson C, Stevens B, Foreyt J et al. (2013) The Role of Low-calorie Sweeteners in Diabetes. Eur Endocrinology 9(2); 96-98. 3 2019, February 19. (By Any Other Name It’s Still Sweetener). Retrieved from: https://www.heart.org/en/healthy-living/healthy-eating/eat-smart/sugar/by-any-other-name-its-still-sweetener.