Low and No Calorie Sweeteners and the Gut...

-- Neva Cochran, MS, RDN, LD Posted: January 23, 2019 Over the last five years, the potential impact of low and no calorie sweeteners (LNCS) on the microbiome has been a subject of debate. A new comprehensive review, “Assessing the in vivo data on low/no-calorie sweeteners and the gut microbiota,”...

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Glycaemic, uricaemic and blood pressure response to beverages...

December 13, 2018 Eur J Clin Nutr (2018) 72:1717-1723; https://doi.org/10.1038/s41430-018-0134-x — Rodrigues N, Peng M, Oey I, and Venn BJ. — Download PDF — Objective To assess the effects of partial replacement of sucrose with fructose on serum glucose, uric acid and blood pressure. Background Fructose has been shown to...

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Fructose and sugar: A major mediator of non-alcoholic...

December 18, 2018 J Hepatol. 2018 May;68(5):1063-1075. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2018.01.019 — Jensen T, Abdelmalek MF, Sullivan S, et al. — Download PDF — Objective To review the experimental and clinical evidence that fructose precipitates fat accumulation in the liver, due to both increased lipogenesis and impaired fat oxidation. Background Historically thought...

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Prenatal and Early Life Fructose, Fructose-Containing Beverages, and...

November 30, 2018 Annals Amer Thoracic Society (2018) 15 (2); doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201707-530OC — Wright LS, Rifas-Shiman SL, Oken E, Litonjua AA and Gold DR. — Download PDF — Objective: To examine associations of maternal prenatal and early childhood intake of sugar-sweetened beverages and fructose with current asthma in midchildhood, median age,...

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Habitual Fructose Intake Relates to Insulin Sensitivity and...

November 30, 2018 Nutrients 2018, 10(6), 774; https://doi.org/10.3390/nu10060774 — Weber KS, Simon MC, Strassburger, et al. — Download PDF — Objective: To test the hypothesis that higher habitual intake of fructose from regular food sources (assessed as total fructose, fructose from fruits, fructose from juices, and fructose from sugar-sweetened beverages...

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Effects of fructose consumption on postprandial TAG: an...

November 30, 2018 Br J Nutr. 2018 Aug; 120(4):364-372. doi: 10.1017/S0007114518001538  — Macedo RCO, Vieira AF, Moritz CEJ, and Reischak-Oliveira A. — Download PDF — Objective: To re-examine the chronic effect (>7 days) of fructose consumption on postprandial TAG, in adolescents and adults. Background: Exaggerated elevation of TAG in the...

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