Excess free fructose, high-fructose corn syrup and adult...

November 30, 2018 British Journal of Nutrition (2018), 119, 1157–1167; doi:10.1017/S0007114518000417 — DeChristopher LR, Tucker KL. — Download PDF — Objective: To test the hypothesis that consumption of HFCS-sweetened soda, fruit drinks and apple juice, but not orange juice or diet soda, increases asthma risk, independently of potential confounders. Background:...

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Calorie Control Council Response to U.S. Right to...

(ATLANTA) November 20, 2018 — The Calorie Control Council (CCC) is responding to the request from U.S. Right to Know (USRTK) for a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) investigation regarding the advertising of sucralose. This request reports findings from a single study that asserts that “emerging evidence suggests, contrary to some...

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Eight Additional Carbohydrates named as meeting FDA’s definition...

In June 2018, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the approval of eight additional non-digestible carbohydrates that meet the FDA’s definition of dietary fiber. The eight approved fibers include: Mixed Plant Cell Wall Fibers (includes apple fiber, bamboo fiber, cotton hull fiber, cottonseed fiber, oat hull fiber, insoluble...

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Safety and Benefits of Low or No Calorie...

October 11, 2018 -- By Rosanne Rust MS, RDN, LDN  — Unlike caloric sweeteners, a low or no calorie sweetener provides consumers with the sweetness they desire without adding calories or carbohydrate to the diet. Many low and no calorie sweeteners (LNCS) have decades of research behind them and multiple...

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Study of Low Calorie Sweeteners and the Microbiome...

Calorie Control Council’s Response to the Harpaz, et al. Study October 4, 2018 (ATLANTA) -- A study recently published in the journal Molecules claimed that low- and no-calorie sweeteners (LNCS) are toxic to the gut microbiome. Using genetically-modified bioluminescent bacteria from E. coli as a sensing model, the authors sought...

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Research Claims of Accumulation of Sucralose in Lab...

August 31, 2018 FROM THE CALORIE CONTROL COUNCIL: The study in question — “Intestinal Metabolism and Bioaccumulation of Sucralose in Adipose Tissue in the Rat” Bornemann et al. — was published in the Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health.  The objective of the study conducted by researchers at NC State...

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