Acesulfame Potassium:

Acesulfame Potassium:
Also known as acesulfame K or Ace K, it is used as a substitute for sugar as an artificial sweetener. It is calorie free and is sweeter than sucrose and saccharin. It is used by blending with other sweeteners and is a dietary sweetener with no calories and no nutritional value. It provides a sweet taste to beverages and foods while not adding to the blood sugar values. It is found to be useful to type 1 diabetes patients, but has shown weight gain in patients with type 2 diabetes.

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