I stick to sugar or honey. Natural usually tends to be the best. If you do a little research on artificial sweetners, you will never eat them again, as they can cause a huge slew of medical problems. In fact, the FDA did not want to approve certain ones but were forced into it. In addition, just because something is "fat free" does not necessarily mean it's not fattening. Just one of the many health dangers available, to the general and uninformed public. Just read around, then you can make the best decisions for you and your family.