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The role of dietary sugars in health: molecular...

J Clin Nutr 2019; //doi.org/10.1038/s41430-019-0407-z — Philip Prinz Eur — Download Research Study PDF — Objective: To conduct a review highlighting current literature to discuss the question of whether dietary sugars per se have an unfavorable health effect or if it is just the amount of calories that matters in...

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Animal Study on Non-Nutritive Sweeteners Not Applicable to...

A Statement from the Calorie Control Council June 28, 2019 – Results of an animal study published in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology and entitled Maternal Exposure to Non-Nutritive Sweeteners Impacts Progeny’s Metabolism and Microbiome cannot be extrapolated to humans. The study involved mice as test subjects, which were fed...

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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...

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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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