Although erythritol is generally safe to use for most people, one concern is that it may cause upset stomachs when too much of this sweetener is consumed, reports the Center for Science in the Public Interest. Another co... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Aspartame, an artificial sweetener that contains phenylalanine, can cause seizures, brain damage and even mental retardation in people who have a rare genetic disorder called phenylketonuria, or PKU. Otherwise, scientifi... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Dangers associated with the ingredients of Stevia sweetener pertain to reduced fertility and reproductive toxicity. Stevia ingredients could also cause allergic reactions in sensitive individuals, lead to cancerous mutat... More » Food Food Facts Sweets

As of 2015, the Center for Science in the Public Interest cautions against the use of sucralose, marketed as Splenda, after an unpublished study indicated a higher risk for leukemia, according to Medical News Today. The ... More »

Health risks to eating food containing sorbitol include bloating, abdominal pain and diarrhea, according to The Center for Science in the Public Interest. Osmotic diarrhea can occur when people consume high levels of sor... More » Food Food Facts

Find comprehensive comparison charts of oil fat content and FDA recognized additives on the Center For Science in the Public Interest website,, and the culinary arts section of The ... More » Food Food Facts

Erythritol is a natural sweetener that is commonly used as a food additive and as an ingredient in beverages. Under the United States Food and Drug Administration's guidelines, erythritol is classified as generally recog... More » Health Nutrition & Diets Calories in Food