SCI228 iLab Week 2

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SCI228 iLab Week 2
Select a sweetener.
Explore the history of the sweetener (when it was developed, its composition)….

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SCI228 iLab Week 2

SCI228 iLab Week 2

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Scenario and Summary

Please select one of the following sweeteners:

  1. Sugar (sucrose)
  2. Fructose
  3. High Fructose Corn Syrup
  4. Stevia
  5. Equal
  6. Splenda
  7. Ace K
  8. Another one that you can find on your own

Deliverables

Answer the following questions about the sweetener that you have selected.

  1. Select a sweetener.
  2. Explore the history of the sweetener (when it was developed, its composition).
  3. Discuss safety and the sweetener that you have selected.
  4. Examine the relationship between the sweetener that you have selected and obesity.

Preview:

Sugars have been part of humans’ diets for thousands of years already and the main sources of sucrose are sugar cane, sugar beets, fruits, or honey.  To this day, sucrose remains to be the standard on how sweeteners are measured against.  In acidic environments, sugar hydrolyzes, thus, changing the flavor or sweetness level of food products.  To use it, the…