Study Shows Diet Soda Could Help with Blood...

ATLANTA (August 1, 2012) — Drinking diet soda could increase the amounts of a hormone that has been previously shown to be beneficial for people with diabetes when it comes to appetite and insulin secretion. The study, recently published in Diabetes Care, looked at the effect of diet soda on...

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Diet Soda and Cardiometabolic Risk: Study Does Not...

ATLANTA (March 30, 2012) — The findings presented in the "Dietary patterns matter: diet beverages and cardiometabolic risks in the longitudinal Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study" confirm what previous studies have shown about the importance of total diet, but fail to show that beverages sweetened with low-calorie sweeteners...

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New Research: Diet Soft Drinks Not Linked To...

ATLANTA (April 27, 2011) – New research demonstrates that the consumption of diet soft drinks is not associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes observed in a long-term follow-up study. The study, published in the May issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, adds weight to the...

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Diabetes to triple in U.S. by 2050

Up to one-third of U.S. adults could have diabetes by 2050 if Americans continue to gain weight and avoid exercise, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has projected. The CDC says about 24 million U.S. adults - or 1 in 10 - have diabetes now, most of them type-2 diabetes linked strongly with...

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Walking More Daily Can Help Ward Off Diabetes

According to research recently published in the British Medical Journal, simply taking more steps every day not only helps ward off obesity but also reduces the risk of diabetes. While several studies have shown that physical activity reduces body mass index and insulin resistance - an early stage in the...

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Glycemic Response

Background In as early as 1981, Jenkins and co-workers illustrated that carbohydrates – even though consumed in equal amounts – can have very different effects on blood glucose levels. With this, the glycemic index (GI) concept was developed as a way to rank carbohydrate-containing foods based on their potential to...

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faq2Do you have questions about low-calorie sweeteners? Want to learn more about maintaining a healthy lifestyle? You asked and we listened. Our resident Registered Dietitians answered the most popular questions about low-calorie sweeteners.