Aldi sucralose sweetener, same as splenda?

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  1. miss_emmajane

    miss_emmajane Silver Member

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    I am asking as I know some sweeteners have an ingredient which is bad for you - always gaved me headaches (though I can't remember said ingredients name!) and because of this I have stuck to Splenda.

    I read that they are exactly the same, can anyone confirm this and that is the same ingredients as Splenda?

    Sorry if this is daft but I just wanted to be sure :)
     
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    splenda contains maltodextrin and sucralose.

    I would doubt they are exactly the same, as I would assume that exact measurements of those ingredients and they way various brands are produced will differ slightly, but a sucralose based sweetener will definately be close.
     
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    Yes, they are exactly the same, with the exact same ingredients but Aldi is half the price of Splenda, so a good result. :)
     
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    Good to know, thanks!
     
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    the sweetner that is bad for you is called Aspartame, its also in diet drinks, even in some flavoured waters

    Artificial Sweeteners Symptoms, Causes, Treatment - Aspartame: What are the cons on MedicineNet

    check this out. it can cause headaches, dizziness, anxiety, some even say it can cause bowl cancer - apparently over time it slowly poisons you???? i'm no doctor so i wouln't know but i do try to stay awat from artificial sweetners were poss. i use splenda if i need to use sweetner as it has natural products i didnt know aldi did one i shall buy some next time i'm there :)
     
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    Tesco do a sucralose based sweetener too
     
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    I once ate some Werthers, no sugar (aspartame filled) sweets and I blew up like a balloon. I was so full of wind and blubber I had to stay home! I also experienced this with SlimFast.
     
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