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CCC Statement: “Health effects of the use of...

The recent publication by Rios-Leyvraz and Montez, entitled “Health effects of the use of non-sugar sweeteners – a systemic review and met-analysis,” serves as an update to the 2019 systematic review by Toews, et al. and attempts to address inherent health effects of non-sugar sweeteners (NSS) as well as those...

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Weaknesses of “Artificial sweeteners and cancer risk: Results...

The study entitled, “Artificial Sweeteners and Cancer Risk: Results from the NutriNet-Sante´ Population-Based Cohort ‎Study,” attempted to evaluate any association between low- and no-calorie sweetener (LNCS) intake and cancer risk. However, the reported findings of this study are in contradiction to the totality of evidence and the numerous global health...

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Network Analysis Reinforces Benefits of Low- And No-...

(Download) McGlynn ND, Khan TA, Wang L, et al. JAMA Network Open. 2022;5(3):e222092. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.2092 A recent review published in JAMA Network Open examined the association of low- and no-calorie sweetened beverages (LNCSBs) with body weight and cardiometabolic risk factors in adults with and without diabetes. Recent trials and reviews have...

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Commentary on the Recent Review by Lea (2021)...

By Dr. Berna Magnuson Introduction  Low- and no-calorie sweeteners (LNCS) are widely approved for use in foods and beverages to provide sweetness with no or few calories and no increase in blood glucose levels. The safety of these ingredients has been intensively investigated and assessed by authoritative bodies globally. When...

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Using Low- and No-Calorie Sweeteners in a “Transition...

Keith Ayoob, EdD, RDN, FADN -- Making an extreme dietary change makes great headlines, clickbait, and party conversation.  I prefer the real world of small changes.  Call them “baby steps” if you like.  I prefer baby steps when dealing with lifestyle changes because baby steps are easier to make, and...

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Presenting Polyols: A Sugar Alternative with Sweet Taste...

Polyols are unique sugar-free sweeteners, offering good clean taste and special advantages for a healthy diet. While polyols are considered “sugar alcohols,” they are not sugars or alcohol. Polyols are low-digestible carbohydrates that can be used in foods as a low-calorie sugar alternative. Unique Benefits Polyols are not fully absorbed...

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