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Low-calorie sweeteners include any compound used to confer sweeteness with fewer calories than sugar. They can be artificial or natural and may also be referred to as alternative sweeteners, non-nutritive sweeteners, or sugar substitutes.
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"Low-calorie Sweetener," Examine.com, published on 11 June 2018, last updated on 15 June 2018, https://examine.com/supplements/low-calorie-sweetener/