Mold Avoiders Poll Results: Sweeteners

 

November 15, 2018

This poll was conducted in the Mold Avoiders Facebook group in October 2018. A total of 64 members participated.

The question and most frequent responses follow.

Which of the following sweeteners do you feel okay enough about to consumer them occasionally or regularly? Please mark all that apply. 

If there is a sweetener that you think is bad for you to eat in any quantity, but that you still consume occasionally or regularly, please do not mark that one. 

If you would only eat some versions of listed sweeteners (e.g. only organic versions or only certain brands), go ahead and mark it. 

 

63% – Pure maple syrup (40 respondents)

63% – Raw honey produced by small farmers (40 respondents)

42% – Organic cane sugar (27 respondents)

33% – Purified stevia extract (21 respondents)

24% – Raw organic honey (15 respondents)

20% – Molasses (13 respondents)

19% – Organic coconut sugar (12 respondents)

14% – Monk fruit extract (9 respondents)

13% – Xylitol (8 respondents)

11% – Green leaf stevia (7 respondents)

8% – Agave nectar  (5 respondents)

8% – Erythritol (5 respondents)

7% – Non-organic cane sugar (4 respondents)

5% – I don’t feel good enough about any of these sweeteners to consume it (3 respondents)

5% – Cooked honey produced by small farmers (3 respondents)

3% – Coconut syrup (2 respondents)

3% – Yacon syrup (2 respondents)

2% – “Supermarket-type” honey (1 respondent)

2% – Purified stevia extract with additives (1 respondent)

2% – Brown rice syrup (1 respondent)

0% – Acesulfame potassium (Sunett) (0 respondents)

0% – Aspartame (0 respondents)

0% – D-Tagalose (Sugaree) (0 respondents)

0% – High-fructose corn syrup (non-organic) (0 respondents)

0% – High-fructose corn syrup (organic) (0 respondents)

0% – Non-organic beet sugar (0 respondents)

0% – Saccharine (0 respondents)

0% – Sucralose (0 respondents)

 

A collection of additional poll results can be found on the Living Clean in a Dirty World blog.

 

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