Saccharin, also called saccharine or benzosulfimide, or used in saccharin sodium or saccharin calcium forms, is a non-nutritive artificial sweetener. Saccharin is a benzoic sulfimide that is about 500 times sweeter than sucrose, but has a bitter or metallic aftertaste, especially at high concentrations.
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3 min read Chances are you’ve heard about or used saccharin before. Saccharin has been around for nearly 150 years. Despite some controversy in the 1980s, it's now an approved zero-calorie...
Mar 30, 2021 · Risks Summary People discovered saccharin accidentally almost 150 years ago. It has since become an alternative to sugar to sweeten foods and beverages. Some animal research some decades ago...
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Nov 1, 2021 · The American Heart Association recommends no more than 2,300 milligrams (mg) a day and moving toward an ideal limit of no more than 1,500 mg per day for most adults. Because the average American eats so much excess sodium, even cutting back by 1,000 milligrams a day can significantly improve blood pressure and heart health.