Does sugar by any other name still taste as sweet?

Published 6:00 am Tuesday, March 3, 2015

The United States is the world’s largest consumer of sugar, and the nation’s top nutrition panel recently recommended that Americans cut down on consuming the sweet stuff. So our panelists tested five alternative sweeteners–stevia, sucralose, tagatose, yacón powder and xylitol–to see how they compare with sugar.