Many people are cutting back on their sugar intake for health reasons. But the food industry has found another way to give consumers their sweet fix.
It is quietly replacing the sugar in many packaged foods with sucralose, stevia, allulose, erythritol and a wide variety of other artificial sweeteners and sugar substitutes.
Low- and zero-calorie sweeteners have been used in diet soft drinks for decades. But now food companies are adding them to a growing number of packaged foods, including many that might surprise you!
These include bread, yogurt, oatmeal, muffins, canned soups