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    Default Sucralose (splenda) and Ejuice - Vendors who do not use

    A discussion involved some features of Sucralose coming to light, and I was asked to make into a topic.

    See here, and also my post #59.

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    There is quite a lot of testimony in the literature on Sucralose to support that many people have trouble with it (migraines, etc.). Just google.


    How can we find out vendors who do not use artificial sweeteners, to which many people have sensitivities?

    I'm pretty sure Virgin Vapors qualifies.

    Other than them, how can we determine and who else provides juice free of chemical artificial sweetners?


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    Use this thread, other one is a duplicate, sorry!


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    I never thought about it really, but this should probably be something that should be disclosed, same as PG/VG content.

    I'm fortunately one of those people whose more or less impervious to most irritants and allergens.


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    Oh fantastic! I just ordered a free sample of sucralose the other day to sweeten some e-liquids in the future if it seemed that they might benefit from it. I found the link to the site that is giving the free samples here too.

    But here's the thing... Supposedly sucralose IS made from sugar through a chlorination process, but it is still characterized as an artificial sweetner.

    I guess I wont be using it for vaping now......

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    Quote Originally Posted by Racehorse View Post
    There is quite a lot of testimony in the literature on Sucralose to support that many people have trouble with it (migraines, etc.). Just google.
    I have googled this quite extensively. The majority of the first few pages of google results(top hits) are obviously biased fear-mongers or supporters putting out wild claims. Often whilst either not referencing any factual data or studies, or referencing studies that failed to hold up to peer review.

    [PHNUTR-L] Popular Sweetener Sucralose as a Migraine Trigger
    Despite a few studies demonstrating the relative safety of sucralose in
    animals and humans, anecdotal reports abound about sucralose's adverse
    effects. For example, websites devoted to revealing the harmful effects
    of sucralose explain that it may contribute in triggering migraine
    headaches, manifest unusual rashes, and even have transient ischemic
    attack (TIA)-like symptoms/drop attacks. Unusual crampy abdominal pain
    including bloating, gas, and nausea has even been reported to have
    subsided after discontinuation of sucralose. These websites are easily
    found by looking up sucralose on internet search engines. However,
    scientific evidence-based research is still lacking concerning this topic.
    The easiest to digest page I've come across is: Artificial Sweeteners and Cancer - National Cancer Institute

    Although, that is just about concern of cancer.

    Another good read can be found at: Boresha Research The most interesting tidbit I gathered here is Sucralose is not Splenda.

    And about 10 pages deep into a google search I found: http://www.medicinenet.com/artificia...m#sucralosecon

    Overall, I would say I'm undecided at this time about the relative safety. The concern is enough that vendors should be listing artificial sweetners seperately though. I am also interested in determing which vendors do list this information.
    Last edited by someone3x7; 08-24-2012 at 03:25 AM. Reason: Note on the wrong link

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    Hey, Thanks for this info folks. Somehow (years ago!) I got the impression that 'Splenda' is just another form of sugar. I also knew that it can be problematic for people like myself who have Crohns or other IBS issues. But - somehow I missed the fact that sucralose is nothing like natural sugar.

    I will probably continue to use it in my DIY e-liquids because it doesn't seem to clog or damage my atomizers - but, I will be cutting back on using it in my daily cup of coffee.

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    I think the vendors should list this info as well. Perhaps the powers that be here at ECF could request vendors supply this information. I've done enough reading to steer me away from Sucralose & similar. Splenda seems to be the best of the bunch but I no longer use it either. I'm talking about home use not mixing juice.

    This is just a FYI -- Stevia is a natural sweetener. It was approved by the FDA about 2008. It is near 30 times sweeter than sugar. I'm sure if you read enough one can find a complaint about anything. However to my knowledge it is far healthier than than anything out there. 12 oz lasts me almost a year as it only takes 1/4 teaspoon for most drinks.

    I never thought about what sweetener is used in e-juice since I am just getting started. My desire is to eliminate nicotine in the future, now this is another factor. I will be asking vendors what they use. Some are far worst than others.

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    I have been sensitive to artificial sweeteners for years now.

    Before I order I send an email to the vendor and specifically ask.

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    Quote Originally Posted by someone3x7 View Post
    ...The most interesting tidbit I gathered here is Sucralose is not Splenda.
    Uhmmmmmm...to be more accurate, Sucralose IS sold under the brand name of Splenda.

    'SUCROSE' (sugar) is not Splenda, but Splenda is Sucralose (not a sugar, but a chemically created additive).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rodnaz View Post
    This is just a FYI -- Stevia is a natural sweetener. It was approved by the FDA about 2008. It is near 30 times sweeter than sugar. I'm sure if you read enough one can find a complaint about anything. However to my knowledge it is far healthier than than anything out there. 12 oz lasts me almost a year as it only takes 1/4 teaspoon for most drinks.
    Stevia is good alternative for a healthy person. People with blood sugar disorders should consult a doctor before using Stevia as it is know to affect insulin production differently for different disorders.

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