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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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International Conference on Diabetes and Nutrition Notes Effectiveness...

ATLANTA (July 19, 2016) – Beginning late last month, scientists and healthcare professionals gathered in Prague in the Czech Republic for the 34th International Symposium on Diabetes and Nutrition. One of the sessions held at this meeting was “Sweet Living: Can non–caloric sweeteners help in the fight against obesity and...

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Leading Medical Journal Finds Low-Calorie Sweeteners Brought Weight...

Study also found no increase in appetite or energy intake ATLANTA (NOVEMBER 4, 2015) — After conducting a meta-analysis of more than 100 peer-reviewed and published studies to answer the question “Does low calorie sweetener consumption affect energy intake and body weight?”, researchers found that the answer to be “Yes”....

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Results of Sugar Reduction Research Clouded by Non-Compliance...

Study fails to isolate whether weight loss or calorie source was cause of health impact ATLANTA (October 29, 2015) — In the recent study “Isocaloric Fructose Restriction and Metabolic Improvement in Children with Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome,” the authors allege that sugar, more specifically fructose, causes health-related problems that are independent of...

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What Leading Health Groups Say About Low-Calorie Sweeteners

ATLANTA (September 3, 2015) — Even though there is no research to support this notion, media reports (including a Good Morning America segment) allege that the consumption of low-calorie sweeteners cause people to crave sugar. In fact, single studies, reviews, and meta-analyses of published research show that low-calorie sweeteners can...

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Low-Calorie Sweeteners Link to Diabetes Risk and Obesity...

ATLANTA (September 17, 2014) — According to the Calorie Control Council, study findings published today in a Nature article ("Artificial sweeteners induce glucose intolerance by altering the gut microbiota") are at odds with leading health organizations and many other peer-reviewed published studies.  In contrast to the assertions made by the researchers of...

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