Pick Your Packet: Choosing The Best Sugar Substitute

Which is your favorite sweetener packet –white, pink, blue or yellow? That would be white for regular white sugar, pink for saccharin (Sweet ‘N Low), blue for aspartame (Equal), and yellow for sucralose (Splenda) — the most common ones found in restaurants and used in artificially sweetened drinks. The New York Times recently did a roundup of sugar substitutes, a timely topic in light of the fact that New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently proposed a ban on super-sized, 32-ounce …