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Shum and Georgia’s “Review” Is More of An...

Shum B, Georgia S. The Effects of Non-Nutritive Sweetener Consumption in the Pediatric Populations: What We Know, What We Don't, and What We Need to Learn. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2021 Apr 1;12:625415. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2021.625415. This paper purports to assess, in part, the effects of low-and-no-calorie sweeteners (LNCS) on the weight,...

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Survey Uses Parent Data To Draw Wide Conclusions...

Keith Ayoob, EdD, RDN, FAND This study looks at parents’ ability to identify added sugar, low-and no-calorie sweeteners (LNCS), and juice in children’s beverages. Parents were randomly assigned to view one of the following: The front of the package by itself, orThe front and back/side of the package, (whichever included...

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Summary of “The Effects of Non-Nutritive Artificial Sweeteners,...

CITATION & LINK: Nutrients 2020, 12, 3408; doi:10.3390/nu12113408 AUTHORS: Ahmad SY, Friel J and Mackay D.   REVIEWER: CCC Staff OBJECTIVE: To determine the effect of sucralose and aspartame consumption on gut microbiota composition using realistic doses of non-nutritive sweeteners (NNS). BACKGROUND: In recent years, research interest has focused on...

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A Study on the Relationship between Type 2...

CITATION & LINK: Nutrients, 2020; 12(4), 1112 AUTHORS: Sofia Pugnaloni, Sonila Alia, Margherita Mancini, Vito Santoro, Alice Di Paolo, Rosa Anna Rabini, Rosemaria Fiorini, Jacopo Sabbatinelli, Mara Fabri, Laura Mazzanti, and Arianna Vignini REVIEWER: Robyn Flipse, MS, MA, RDN OBJECTIVE: To investigate a possible link between diabetes and individual taste...

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Why the War on Sweet?

By Keith Ayoob, EdD, RDN, FADN -- I don’t mean sugar, or what we think of as “sweets”, like pastries, candy, cookies, and the like.  I mean the entire phenomenon of sweet taste. Sugar per se, including white sugar, brown sugar, honey, corn syrup, and all the sugar equivalents like...

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Variations in Marginal Taste Preference Perception by Body...

TITLE:  Variations in Marginal Taste Preference Perception by Body Mass Index Classification: A Randomized Controlled Trial CITATION & LINK: J Acad Nutr Diet. 2020; 120(1):45-52 AUTHORS: Aaron C. Miller, Linnea A. Polgreen, Elena M. Segre, Philip M. Polgreen REVIEWER: Robyn Flipse, MS, MA, RDN Objective To model taste perceptions in...

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