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Commentary on Low-Calorie Sweetened Beverages Misses the Mark

(ATLANTA) January 5, 2017 -- A commentary published in PLOS Medicine advises against promotion of consumption of artificially sweetened beverages (ASBs) in place of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) in health policies. However, this commentary misses the mark in terms of the potential benefit of replacing caloric beverages with lower-calorie alternatives. An...

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Experts Discuss The Role of Low Calorie Sweeteners...

The 17th International Congress of Dietetics (ICD) 2016 took place September 7-10th in Granada, Spain. On September 8th, the International Sweeteners Association (ISA) hosted a symposium entitled, “Sweetness without calories: How can low calorie sweeteners be a helpful tool in dietetic practice.” Guest speakers for ISA included Professor Kees de...

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Dr. Keri Peterson Recaps American Diabetes Association “The...

Dr. Keri Peterson Medical Advisor to the Calorie Control Council On June 13, 2016, as part of the 76th annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) held in New Orleans, a symposium entitled "The Experts Weigh-In on Low-Calorie Sweeteners" was held. It included three presentations by experts in...

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Study on Pregnant Women, Infant Weight and Low...

In the recent article “Association Between Artificially Sweetened Beverage Consumption During Pregnancy and Infant Body Mass Index,” published in May 2016 in JAMA Pediatrics, researchers from the University of Manitoba suggest that daily consumption of artificially sweetened beverages by women during pregnancy may increase their child’s future risk of obesity....

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Year-Long Study Finds Low-Calorie Beverages Beneficial for Weight...

Beverages made with low-calorie sweeteners, including aspartame and sucralose, may be beneficial tools to support weight loss and maintenance among overweight and obese adults, according to a new study published in Obesity. About the Study In the study, more than 220 overweight and obese adults were randomized into one of...

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Animal Study with Saccharin Shows No Increase in...

ATLANTA (NOVEMBER 24, 2015) —While the authors of a rodent study recently published in Appetite claim sweet tasting foods affect weight gain, the data suggests otherwise. The Calorie Control Council took a look at the full study behind the article, “Sweet taste of saccharin induces weight gain without increasing food...

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