A zero-calorie, high quality sweetener, sucralose is made from sugar and tastes like sugar. It is approximately 600 times sweeter than sugar. Sucralose has excellent heat stability and is easy to incorporate into everyday recipes as a versatile accompaniment to enhance flavourings
Although sucralose is made from sugar, the body does not recognise it as sugar as a carbohydrate. It is not metabolised by the body for energy, so it is caloriefree and has no effect on blood glucose control or insulin response. Buy: Equal Gold, S$5.95 (box 50 sachets). Available at leading supermarkets and retailers.