Sugar substitutes and artificial sweeteners


  • Muzafar Maqsood Wani Department of Nephrology SKIMS
  • Tariq Ahmad Bhat Department of General Medicine SKIMS Medical College, Bemina
Keywords: sugar, sugar substitutes


With diabetes reigning as the commonest metabolic and lifestyle disease, patients reluctantly avoid table sugar/sugar rich foods. But the lure for sweetness makes patients to ask for sugar substitutes. More over obese and overweight individuals may come up with queries regarding sugar substitutes. This practice point page provides a brief about the sugar substitutes.


Author Biographies

Muzafar Maqsood Wani, Department of Nephrology SKIMS

D.M., Professor

Tariq Ahmad Bhat, Department of General Medicine SKIMS Medical College, Bemina

M.D.,  Associate Professor


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How to Cite
Wani MM, Bhat TA. Sugar substitutes and artificial sweeteners. jms [Internet]. 2019Mar.29 [cited 2019Jun.25];22(1):90-2. Available from:
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