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Low Calorie Sweeteners Are Safe and Do Not...

By Keith Ayoob, EdD As a clinician of some 30+ years, I doubt I’ve seen a nutrition issue more polarizing than that of low-and no- calorie sweeteners (LNCS).  You may have read sensational headlines about these sweeteners.  You should also be hearing about their benefits, but alas, good news never...

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Study Finds Anti-Obesity Potential of Allulose

By Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, CHWC, FAND Allulose, also known as D-psicose, is a rare sugar originally discovered naturally in a number of foods such as figs, raisins and maple syrup. It’s about 70% as sweet as sucrose but provides less than 1% of the calories because allulose is...

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Effect of a Low Free Sugar Diet vs...

JAMA. 2019;321(3):256-265. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.20579 — Schwimmer JB, Ugalde-Nicalo P, Welsh JA, et al. Download Research Study PDF Objective To determine the effects of a diet low in free sugars in adolescent boys with NAFLD.Background From 1988 to 2010, the prevalence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) increased among children in the...

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Childhood Fructoholism and Fructoholic Liver Disease

Download PDF Ribeiro A, Igual-Perez MJ, Santos Silva E and Sokal EM. Hepatology Communication 2019, 3:1; doi: 0.1002/hep4.1291 Objective To conduct a review to provide evidence of the negative effect of high fructose consumption in childhood on future liver health, with many similarities to alcohol, and to propose strategies for...

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Dietary Sources of Fructose and Its Association with...

Nutrients 2019, 11, 522; doi:10.3390/nu11030522 — Cantoral A, Contreras-Manzano A, Luna-Villa L, et al. Download Research Study PDF Objective To assess the consumption of dietary fructose according to: 1) classification of hepatic steatosis by two indexes and 2) diagnosis of NAFLD by MRI.Background Previous studies have shown that consumption of...

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The effect of a new mixture of sugar...

Endocrinol Diabetes Nutr. 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.endinu.2018.12.008 Mohsenpour MA, Kaseb F, Nazemian R, et al. Download Research Study PDF Objective To examine the effect of a new mixture of sugars and sugar alcohol on the postprandial blood glucose levels and its possible gastrointestinal (GI) adverse reactions in human adults. Background Various compounds...

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