noncaloric

adjective
non·​ca·​lo·​ric | \ ˌnän-kə-ˈlȯr-ik How to pronounce noncaloric (audio) \

Definition of noncaloric

: free from or very low in calories a noncaloric drink

Examples of noncaloric in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Made primarily of almond flour and coconut milk, Sinless Donuts are sweetened with a noncaloric sugar alcohol called erythritol that has no effect on blood sugar, making each doughnut between 2.5 to 4.5 net carbs. Amanda Albee, Dallas News, 17 Jan. 2020 They were then presented with a daily choice between more alcohol or a solution of the noncaloric sweetener saccharine. Bret Stetka, Scientific American, 21 June 2018 They are sweetened with stevia, a noncaloric botanical sweetener. sandiegouniontribune.com, 3 Apr. 2018 But unlike the initial plan, the new proposal would cover not only sugary drinks but all sweetened beverages, including diet drinks — beverages with noncaloric sweeteners. Daniel Beekman, The Seattle Times, 27 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of noncaloric

1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Noncaloric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noncaloric. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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noncaloric

adjective
non·​ca·​lo·​ric | \ -kə-ˈlȯr-ik, -ˈlōr-, -ˈlär-; -ˈkal-ə-rik How to pronounce noncaloric (audio) \
variants: or non-caloric

Medical Definition of noncaloric

: free from or very low in calories noncaloric beverages Both sugar and the noncaloric sweeteners activated a brain region called the amygdala, which signals sensory pleasure.— Douglas Fox, The Los Angeles Times, 31 Aug. 2009

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