If you check your labels for the sweeteners in your products, don't forget to consider it's Glycemic Index along with the caloric content. Don't be fooled by marketing descriptions such as "natural", "low calorie", or "no sugar added".
In 1980, The Glycemic Index was conceived by Dr. David J. Jenkins and his associates at the University of Toronto. It’s merely a number that indicates the food's effect on your blood glucose level, 100 being the standard which represents pure glucose.
When choosing what sweetener to use, or if you are analyzing what product makes more sense for your diet, don't forget to consider it's Glycemic Index along with it's calories.