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Old 12-05-2014, 10:19 AM   #1
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I don't know about the rest of you but I hate every single one of the artificial sweetners. Either because it's a chemical I'm highly suspicious of, it's Stevia based and I just can't learn to like it, or it's a sugar alcohol which does ungodly things to my GI tract. I just want to have a nice cup of coffee in the morning and I miss sugar! So after reading tons of articles and reviews of erythritol, that for the vast, vast majority it causes no problems and seeing the bag at the store was $6 something I took a chance.

Glory be, it tastes good and no "side effects"!

You do need to use about 1/3 more than you would of sugar, which feels strange, and I've read there may be some issues with baking, but my oven isn't trustworthy ATM so I can't vouch in that department.
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Glad its working out for you. I personally am not a fan of any artificial sweeteners.

http://www.livestrong.com/article/47...itol-toxicity/

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Glad its working out for you. I personally am not a fan of any artificial sweeteners.

http://www.livestrong.com/article/47...itol-toxicity/

Fortunately Erythritol occurs naturally and is therefore not artificial.

I suspect you meant to say you're not a fan of any added sweeteners?
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Fortunately Erythritol occurs naturally and is therefore not artificial.

I suspect you meant to say you're not a fan of any added sweeteners?
Thanks for the correction.

I am not a fan of substituting one evil for another and IMO, sugar, naturally occurring or otherwise....is evil
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