Statement from the Calorie Control Council on the...

A policy statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics posted online October 28, 2019 on Pediatrics entitled “The Use of Nonnutritive Sweeteners in Children” unnecessarily raises questions that have been consistently and repeatedly addressed by scientific and health authorities around the world. The new policy statement questions the safety and...

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The Bountiful Benefits of Fiber

 By Rosanne Rust, MS, RDN, LDN — Fiber is an important dietary component. It serves both the food industry as a functional additive, and also provides benefits to human health. When you think of fiber, you may think of naturally occurring fibers that add “bulk” to the diet (foods like...

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Contrary to Recent Study, Low-Calorie Sweeteners Useful for...

(ATLANTA) -- On October 3, 2019, DiabetesCare published a study entitled, “Changes in Consumption of Sugary Beverages and Artificially Sweetened Beverages and Subsequent Risk of Type 2 Diabetes: Results from Three Large Prospective U.S. Cohorts of Women and Men”. This study reports that increasing consumption of sugary beverages and artificially...

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Short-Term Isocaloric Intake of a Fructose- but not...

Mol Nutr Food Res, 2019; //doi: 10.1002/mnfr.201800868 Nier A, Brandt A, Rajcic D, et al. Download Research Study PDF Objective To determine if an isocaloric exchange of complex carbohydrates with fructose or glucose affects surrogate markers of liver health and vascular endothelial function in healthy normal weight young male and...

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The role of dietary sugars in health: molecular...

J Clin Nutr 2019; //doi.org/10.1038/s41430-019-0407-z — Philip Prinz Eur — Download Research Study PDF — Objective: To conduct a review highlighting current literature to discuss the question of whether dietary sugars per se have an unfavorable health effect or if it is just the amount of calories that matters in...

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Animal Study on Non-Nutritive Sweeteners Not Applicable to...

A Statement from the Calorie Control Council June 28, 2019 – Results of an animal study published in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology and entitled Maternal Exposure to Non-Nutritive Sweeteners Impacts Progeny’s Metabolism and Microbiome cannot be extrapolated to humans. The study involved mice as test subjects, which were fed...

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