BASF Podcast: The Chemical Reporter - What's the difference between sugar and artificial sweetener?

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    Ludwigshafen (ots) - Sugar and sweetener - both taste sweet, which is just another way of saying that both interact with the 'sweetness' taste receptors on your tongue. But that's about all they have in common. Otherwise, sugar and sweetener don't chemically resemble each other in the least. In fact, they belong to completely different classes of substances. In entertaining episodes our Chemical Reporter answers questions of our Podcast listeners on Chemistry in our everyday life.

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