Sucralose Safety Confirmed by Global Health and Regulatory...

March 21, 2016 — Results of a new study by the Ramazzini Institute are at odds with the wealth of scientific studies and regulatory opinions confirming that sucralose is safe and approved for use in foods. The study, published online in the International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, alleges...

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When the Big Game turns into the Big...

ATLANTA (Jan. 23, 2017) -- On February 5th, millions of homes will be filled by football fans gathering to watch the Big Game. According to the National Retail Federation, 46 percent plan to throw or attend a party. As the second biggest food day (Thanksgiving is #1) for Americans according to...

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Results of Study on Diet Sodas and Older...

ATLANTA (March 17, 2015) — The recent study “Diet Soda Intake Is Associated with Long-Term Increases in Waist Circumference in a Biethnic Cohort of Older Adults: The San Antonio Longitudinal Study of Aging (SALSA)” (1) suffers from several limitations, which likely confound the study’s conclusions. The authors note that the...

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The Big Game Party: 6 Tips to Defend...

ATLANTA (January 14, 2015) — On Super Bowl weekend, living rooms, basements and kitchens could be filled by 62 million football fans gathering to watch the Big Game, according to the most recent data from the National Retail Federation. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) also notes the bowl game...

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A Study of a Decade of Data Finds...

ATLANTA (November 6, 2014) — Research from the University of Washington examining data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) of more than 22,000 people has found that consumers of foods and beverages made with no, low, and reduced-calorie sweeteners have better quality diets and are more likely...

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Low Calorie Super Bowl Tips: Avoid Eating Like...

ATLANTA (January 21, 2014) — Every year, Americans happily gather at parties for Super Bowl Sunday to eat, drink and watch football history be made. Unfortunately, aside from taking in the big game, they’re also taking in some really big calories. As Super Bowl viewership has grown over the years, so have...

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Editorial Team

The Calorie Control Council editorial team includes staff certified in public health, food and nutrition. In addition, the team includes paid outside contributors:
Neva Cochran, MS, RDN, LD
Melissa Joy Dobbins, MS, RDN, CDE
Robyn Flipse, MS, MA, RDN
Jen Haugen RD, LD
Jessica Fishman Levinson, MS, RDN, CDN
Amber Pankonin MS, RD, CSP, LMNT
Carolyn Reynaud, MS, RD, LD
Rosanne Rust MS, RDN, LDN
Ellen Stokes, MS, RD, LD
Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, FAND