Global Health and Regulatory Agencies on Low- and No-Calorie Sweeteners


When it comes to the world’s highest-regarded health and regulatory agencies, there is a unified response to low- and no-calorie sweeteners: they are completely safe for consumption. Additionally, most of these agencies point to low- and no-calorie sweeteners as an excellent tool to combat the issue of obesity and resulting health issues. By replacing sugar-laden beverages and sweets with ones made with low- and no-calorie sweeteners, consumers are able to reduce calories, a key factor in weight loss and management.

The following agencies have utilized the most rigorous and extensive testing methods to evaluate low- and no-calorie sweeteners.


International Government and Regulatory Agencies

European Food Safety Authority
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Public Health England
Food Standards Australia and New Zealand
Health Canada
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee


International Health Organizations and Professional Societies

American Heart Association
American Diabetes Association
American Heart Association & American Diabetes Association Research
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
British Dietetic Association
Diabetes UK
European Food Information Council
Institute for Food Technologists
National Cancer Institute