Acceptable Daily Intake Calculator of Noncaloric Sweeteners

Body Weight: lbs.


Artificial Sweetener Cans of Soda
Per Day
Packets to
Reach ADI*

*ADI = Acceptable Daily Intake which includes a 100-fold safety factor
 set by the FDA for consumption of noncaloric sweeteners.

  ADI (mg/kg body weight) Average (mg) amount in 12oz can soda Amount (mg) in a packet of sweetener
Acesulfame-K 15 40** 50
Aspartame 50 200 35
Saccharin 5 140 40
Sucralose 5 70 5

** Average amount since Acesulfame-K is commonly blended with
   90 mg Aspartame
Source: American Diabetes Association Guide to Medical Nutrition Therapy for Diabetes, 2005