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New Insight Into Human Sweet Taste

STUDY: New insight into human sweet taste: a genome-wide association study of the perception and intake of sweet substances AUTHOR: Liang-Dar Huang, et al (13) QUESTION: Which genes are associated with the perception, liking, and consumption of sweet substances? SUMMARY BY: Robyn Flipse, MS, MA, RDN Objective Verify previous reported associations within genes...

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Statement from the Calorie Control Council on the...

A policy statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics posted online October 28, 2019 on Pediatrics entitled “The Use of Nonnutritive Sweeteners in Children” unnecessarily raises questions that have been consistently and repeatedly addressed by scientific and health authorities around the world. The new policy statement questions the safety and...

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The Bountiful Benefits of Fiber

 By Rosanne Rust, MS, RDN, LDN — Fiber is an important dietary component. It serves both the food industry as a functional additive, and also provides benefits to human health. When you think of fiber, you may think of naturally occurring fibers that add “bulk” to the diet (foods like...

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Do Low-Calorie Sweetened Beverages Help to Control Food...

ARTICLE: Do low-calorie sweetened beverages help to control food cravings? Two experimental studies AUTHORS:   Maloney NG, Christiansen P, Harrold JA, Halford JCG, Hadman CA SOURCE:  Physiology & Behavior.2019;208(112500):1-9 SUMMARY BY:  Robyn Flipse, MS, MA, RDN Introduction This study explores whether low-calorie sweetened (LCS) beverages help regular consumers adhere to their...

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Contrary to Recent Study, Low-Calorie Sweeteners Useful for...

(ATLANTA) -- On October 3, 2019, DiabetesCare published a study entitled, “Changes in Consumption of Sugary Beverages and Artificially Sweetened Beverages and Subsequent Risk of Type 2 Diabetes: Results from Three Large Prospective U.S. Cohorts of Women and Men”. This study reports that increasing consumption of sugary beverages and artificially...

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Short-Term Isocaloric Intake of a Fructose- but not...

Mol Nutr Food Res, 2019; //doi: 10.1002/mnfr.201800868 Nier A, Brandt A, Rajcic D, et al. Download Research Study PDF Objective To determine if an isocaloric exchange of complex carbohydrates with fructose or glucose affects surrogate markers of liver health and vascular endothelial function in healthy normal weight young male and...

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