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Sweetener

A feature of a security that makes it more attractive to potential purchasers.

Sweetener

An extra incentive to encourage investors to buy a bond or preferred stock. For example, a bond may include a right to buy common stock in the issuer for 10% below its market value. A sweetener is designed to help sell securities. It is also called a kicker, a wrinkle, or bells and whistles.

sweetener

An addition to a security that makes it more appealing to investors. One popular sweetener is the addition of warrants (options to buy stock) to a bond in order to make the bond marketable with a lower interest cost.

sweetener

Something extra included in a transaction to make it more palatable to the other side. For example,Farmer Brown might agree to mow the fields for 5 years if Roberta Rider agrees to buy 10 acres of his land for a horse farm.

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And because seemingly every discussion of health and well-being these days now leads to the gut, there is evidence that artificial sweeteners can adversely affect the numbers and diversity of the friendly bacteria in our intestines.
Caution is warranted until the long-term health effects of artificial sweeteners are fully characterized," said lead author Dr.
Not unless the government regulators (food and drug administration and other regulatory agencies) would show a strong political will and require the manufacturers to conduct a clinical trial showing safety of long-term usage of these artificial sweeteners.
Sucrose remains nearly impossible to fully mimic, and no one alternative sweetener provides a magic bullet.
Competitive landscape of the artificial sweetener market in the UK
Erythritol can be effectively combined with a high intensity sweetener such as stevia to obtain the desired sweetness level making table top sweeteners a popular application.
Artificial sweeteners make this difficult transition easier allowing people with diabetes to eat their favourite foods.
based Heartland Food Products Group, a manufacturer of both zero-calorie sweeteners and liquid beverage enhancers.
The mice for the control group were given glucose, yet glucose isn't readily available to us as a sweetener.
In comparison the non-caloric sweeteners in soft drinks represents only XX million tons - or XX% of the total global soft drinks consumptions of sugar equivalents by weight (SEW).
At this time, however, the National Cancer Institute says there's no clear scientific evidence that any artificial sweeteners approved in the U.
Eating low-calorie products that contain artificial sweeteners may lead to seeking high-calorie alternatives later, suggests recent research that appeared on Sept.