Pick Yes or No: A Sassy Guide to Selecting a Sweetener

Apr 15, 2011
Megan Bedard is a sucker for sustainable agriculture and a good farmers market, she likes writing about food almost as much as eating it.

Is a sweeter cup of tea worth the risk of cancer? Or the possibility of genetically modified foods in your body?

If you haven't done much research on your sugar substitute of choice, you may be risking more than you think when you spoon Splenda like it's going out of style.

Next time you want to kick flavor up a knotch, consider this handy-dandy guide for navigating the world of sweet. Sure, it's a bit snarky (well put, Grist)--but it definitely gets the point across.


See the full chart after the jump.

(Image from befoodsmart.com)

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