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, "Keto desserts: 3 local places to find ‘sinless’ doughnuts, king cake and more," 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, "Scientists Pinpoint Brain Region That May Be Center of Alcohol Addiction," 21 June 2018 They are sweetened with stevia, a noncaloric botanical sweetener. sandiegouniontribune.com, "Chocolate bars sweetened with stevia," 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, "Diet drinks added to Seattle mayor’s soda-tax proposal, upping revenue estimates," 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 21 Oct. 2020.

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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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