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FDA Exempts Allulose from Added Sugar Labeling Requirements

April 17, 2019 -- For the first time, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is allowing an ingredient  chemically classified as a “sugar” to not be labeled as part of the Total or Added Sugars listings on Nutrition Facts labels. In draft guidance published in April 2019, FDA announced...

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Safety when heated of the sweetener Sucralose confirmed...

A statement from the Calorie Control Council April 16, 2019 — In response to a German Federal Institute (BfR) report1 on the stability of sucralose when processed at high temperatures, the Calorie Control Council reiterates that the status of the safety of the sweetener sucralose remains clear. There are no...

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Recently Published Research Studies Support Safety of Aspartame

March 25, 2019 -- Rosanne Rust MS, RDN, LDN Aspartame, a low calorie sweetener that has been on the US market since 1983, has been widely studied and approved for human consumption by various worldwide regulatory agencies, [yet studies continue to review its potential carcinogenicity and safety. It’s clearly important...

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The Definition of Dietary Fibre

April 21, 2010 — The Calorie Control Council is an international association representing the low-calorie and reduced-fat food and beverage industry.  It represents 30 manufacturers and suppliers of low-calorie, low-fat and light foods and beverages, including the manufacturers and suppliers of more than two dozen different dietary sweeteners, fat replacers,...

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Consuming glucose-sweetened, not fructose-sweetened, beverages increases fasting insulin...

January 31, 2019 Eur J Clin Nutr 2018 Aug 11; https://doi.org/10.1038/s41430-018-0297-5 — Kuzma JN, Comer G, Hagman DK, et al. — Download PDF Objective To conduct a secondary analysis to determine whether consuming beverages sweetened with fructose vs. HFCS vs. glucose differentially affected fasting glucose, insulin, and the homeostasis model...

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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Overweight Children: Role...

Nutrients 2018 Sept 19; 10(9):pii E1329. doi: 10.3390/nu10091329 — Nier A, Brandt A, Conzelmann IB, et al. — Download PDF Objective To determine if the dietary pattern and lifestyle of overweight children without NAFLD differs from overweight children showing early signs of NAFLD. Background Contrary to many other liver diseases,...

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