Artificial Sweeteners and Oral Health

Cvetanoski, Ognen and Ilievski, Stefan and Naskova, Sanja and Dimova, Cena (2016) Artificial Sweeteners and Oral Health. In: First International student symposium of medical sciences, Celebrating achievements in medicine, promoting health and sharing knowledge, 20 April 2016, Stip, Macedonia.

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Abstract

Sugar substitutes have sweet taste (like sugar), but have no calories or carbohydrates. The artificial sweeteners don’t contribute to weight gain, don’t cause decay and don’t raise blood sugar levels. Since sugar substitutes are many times sweeter than sugar, only small amounts are needed to sweeten foods and beverages. All, except saccharin, are approved as safe for use during pregnancy. The aim of the studi was to make research based on the questions: are the artificial sweeteners healthy and how each of them influence on oral health. For realisation of the study aim, research of the scientific base (PubMed, Medline and MedScape) was made. The generic name, chemical structure, product name and details, positive and negative attribute, will be shown as table chart. Sugar substitutes have been thoroughly tested by The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and have been established as safe for use as tabletop sweeteners or as ingredients in foods and beverages. Keywords Food, Health, Oral, Sweeteners, Tooth.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Basic medicine
Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Medical and Health Sciences > Health sciences
Medical and Health Sciences > Other medical sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Cena Dimova
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2016 13:54
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2016 13:54
URI: http://eprints.ugd.edu.mk/id/eprint/16266

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