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Observational Study Finds No Association between LNCS Beverages...

Some Changes Reported in Lipoprotein Concentrations but More Research is Needed Evidence from observational studies suggests that there is a positive association between added sugar intake and risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD).1-3 To help minimize this risk, 100% fruit juice and low- and no-calorie sweetened beverages (LCSB) are commonly-used alternatives...

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Current body of evidence refutes new Study Claiming...

A study published in the March 3, 2020 journal Cell Metabolism claiming that consuming a carbohydrate with sucralose-sweetened beverages causes metabolic impairment leading to insulin sensitivity has a number of limitations and is in contradiction to the current body of evidence indicating that sucralose does not negatively impact insulin sensitivity...

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World Health Organization Double Burden of Malnutrition series

Dynamics of the double burden of malnutrition and the changing nutrition reality Barry M Popkin, Camila Corvalan, Laurence M Grummer-Strawn Vol. 395, No. 10217 The first publication in the series provides an overview of the issue, and cites the factors that contribute to malnutrition. While LNCS is not mentioned, the...

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Non-nutritive Sweeteners and Glycaemic Control

Download PDF Kim Y, Keogh JB and Clifton PM. Curr Atheroscler Rep (2019) 21: 49; https://doi.org/10.1007/s11883-019-0814-6 Objective The primary objective of this review is to identify diabetes risk associated with intake of non-nutritive sweeteners (NNS) by examining glucose homeostasis, body weight and gut microbiota in epidemiological and clinical studies. The...

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Dietary Fructose and the Metabolic Syndrome

Taskinen MR, Packard CJ, Boren J, et al. Nutrients 2019, 11, 1987; doi:10.3390/nu11091987 Download PDF Objective To review recent evidence linking excessive fructose consumption to health risk markers and development of components of the Metabolic Syndrome. Background Consumption of fructose, the sweetest of all naturally occurring carbohydrates, has increased dramatically...

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Maternal Exposure to High Fructose and Offspring Health

Jia G, Hill MA and Sowers JR. Hypertension 2019; 74:499-501. DOI: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.119.13017 Download PDF Objective This article is an editorial on a study recently published in the Hypertension journal entitled, “Maternal High-Fructose Intake Induces Multigenerational Activation of the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System”.Background Seong, et al. investigated whether maternal exposure to high fructose...

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