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Saccharin is one of the oldest artificial sweeteners in use today.

Chemical Formula: C7H5N1O3S1
Other names: Sweet N Low, O-sulfobenzoimide
Layman's explanation: Saccharin was discovered by Constantine Fahlberg, a research assistant at John Hopkins University in 1879, while trying to create a new preservative. It is named after the Latin word saccharum, meaning sugar. Saccharin is used in many food products, from baked goods to soft drinks and as a tabletop sweetener. Saccharin is said to be 300 times sweeter than sugar.
Keywords: artificial sweetener

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