CPE – State of the Sweeteners Union

How Strong is the Evidence on Low and No-Calorie Sweeteners? This webinar will help RDNs address false and misleading information by reviewing the most current established scientific knowledge on the safety and metabolism of low and no-calorie sweeteners. (CPE Provided by Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics) Decades of scientific study has...

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Keri Peterson, MD Reviews AADE Session on Non-Nutritive...

Dr. Keri Peterson Medical Advisor  to the Calorie Control Council The annual American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) meeting featured a session by Alan Barclay, PhD and Claudia Shwide-Slavin MS, RDN regarding non-nutritive sweeteners. What caught my attention is that there is such a misconception about the impact of low...

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Medical Literature Supports Benefits of Low Calorie Sweeteners

Dr. Keri Peterson Medical Advisor to the Calorie Control Council  It has been reported in the media that ingesting foods and beverages sweetened with low calorie sweeteners can cause you to crave sugary foods and potentially gain weight.  There are a variety of mechanisms postulated to account for this phenomenon. ...

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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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Health Perceptions and Food Trends in the United...

The International Food Information Council (IFIC) foundation has published the findings of their 2015 food and health survey. The online survey was conducted between 2012 and 2015. It was completed by 1,007 participants aged 18 to 80 years. Researchers were able to draw a number of conclusions regarding health perception...

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Aspartame During Pregnancy: What Should You Tell Your...

Working with pregnant clients can often mean a lot of questions since most moms want not only what is best for them but also their baby. Foods that might not have been an issue before may come under scrutiny for a newly pregnant woman – especially if she is diagnosed...

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