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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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A few artificial sweeteners have many side effects such as kidney damage, weight gain and headaches.
So, according to the US Food and Drug Administration, if you weigh 150 pounds, you can have up to 273 milligrams of stevia - the equivalent of about 10 packets of stevia sweetener a day.
"When trying to lose weight, many people replace sugar with artificial sweeteners. They have no calories and taste sweet, so one would assume this would be a great approach for successful weight loss.
Meanwhile, place 350g plain flour in a bowl with 10 tbsp 1:2 sweetener and rub in 175g cubed chilled margarine until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
A mounting obesity crisis in the United Kingdom (UK) and other developed nations has driven the proliferation of diet alternatives which use artificial sweeteners like aspartame, to replace more calorific sugar.
The tradition stopped with him when a friend introduced him to sweeteners.
With obesity becoming epidemic, health-conscious consumers are increasingly replacing sugar with moderate amounts of sweeteners. These products can help you get the sweetness you crave while saving your waistline.
Artificial sweeteners have undergone years of testing in order to get approval from the FDA, which means they are considered safe for human consumption.
In addition to sugar and alternative sweeteners, sugar syrups such as agave nectar are likely to benefit from the "raw" movement, Mintel predicts.
However, no current solution successfully delivers adequate sweetener volumes.
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