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artificial sweetener

noun

a non-caloric substitute for sugar that is often intensely more sweet, such as aspartame, acesulfame potassium, saccharin, alitame, and sucralose

Examples

The purpose for using an artificial sweetener is generally to replace sugar and reduce calories.

Usage Note

cooking

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