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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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Obesity is associated with altered gene expression in...

TITLE: Obesity is associated with altered gene expression in human tastebuds CITATION & LINK: IntJ Obes. 2019; 43:1475-1484 AUTHORS: Nicholas Archer, Jan Shaw, Maeva Cochet-Broch, et al (4) REVIEWER: Robyn Flipse, MS, MA, RDN Objective To assess if there are underlying fundamental differences in the physiology of taste tissue between...

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Study on Non-Nutritive Sweeteners and Diabetes Inconclusive

Cochrane Systematic Review - Intervention published a review of the scientific evidence titled “Non-nutritive sweeteners for diabetes mellitus,” The review set out to determine the effect of long-term NNS consumption on average blood sugar levels as well as other patient-centered outcomes, including body weight, side effects, diabetes complications (such as...

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Important Food Sources of Fructose-Containing Sugars and Incident...

Liu Q, Ayoub-Charette S, Khan TA, et al. J Am Heart Assoc 2019; 8:e010977. DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.118.010977. Objective To assess the relation of important food sources of fructose-containing sugars with incident hypertension. Background Hypertension is a major risk factor for developing cardiovascular disease, and the global prevalence of hypertension has been...

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