Friday, November 25, 2016

The Sweet and Not-So-Sweet History of Saccharin

When it was first introduced to the public, saccharin seemed to be a miracle. The substance is about 300 times as sweet as sugar, and it doesn't have any calories. What’s not to love about that? But the story of saccharin is not all sweet. Read how it came about in an article I wrote for mental_floss.

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