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- adj. Having few or no calories: a noncaloric soft drink.
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- adj. That provides no (or few) calories
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- adj. of food have no (or few) calories
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Diet drinks and noncaloric beverages would be excluded, an apparent effort by Cheh (D-Ward 3) to link the tax to efforts to combat childhood obesity.
Are you using more than three packets a day of noncaloric sweeteners?
• Increase your fluid intake to a minimum of eight 8-ounce glasses of water or other noncaloric fluids daily.
Different noncaloric sweeteners have varying degrees of sweetness.
If your berries are tart, you may want to add the noncaloric sweetener, but in-season berries are likely to be fine without it.
It wouldn't apply to drinks sweetened with noncaloric sweeteners.
This is a noncaloric sweetener (found in Sweet 'n' Low) which is not permitted in processed foods, but may be used as a tabletop sweetener.
It is used in Japan as a noncaloric sweetener, but has not been approved for this use in the United States.
In fact, this remarkable noncaloric herb, native to Paraguay, has been used as a sweetener and flavor enhancer for centuries.
But at least Christy would have constituted a noncaloric consumption.