What Is a Gum Without Aspartame?

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Chewing gums without aspartame include Sugar-Free Glee Gum, Pur Gum, Spry and Peppersmith Chewing Gum. These sugar-free gums contain xylitol rather than aspartame. Xylitol is a natural sugar alcohol, so many people prefer it to aspartame. Xylitol also helps to slow the growth of bacteria.

Gums with sugar or corn syrup are also an alternative to gums with aspartame in them. Many old-fashioned gums are made with sugar or sugar syrups, such as glucose or high-fructose corn syrup. For instance, Dubble Bubble has sugar and high fructose corn syrup but no aspartame. Similarly, Bazooka gum and Chiclets contain glucose syrup but no aspartame.